Re: State of the PA-RISC/HPPA port (August 2013)
On 4-Aug-13, at 12:21 PM, Grant Grundler wrote:
Right. Linux doesn't have a registry for /dev/sdX names and I don't
think it ever will. Using root=UUID=xxx or root=LABEL=foo is plug and
Thanks, I'll give this a try.
I believe LABEL comes from the partition table and UUID from the file
system. But double check that.
It's my understanding that there's a UUID in the partition table and
for each filesystem. I cloned a hard drive yesterday and had to reset
in order to mount the partitions on same machine. This was trivial
for the ext2
boot partition but a little less so for the xfs partitions. The
journal had to be
cleared to change the UUID. There were scary warnings about loosing
I can say xfs works on parisc even for root. I was going to also try
btrfs but it seemed
somewhat more experimental.
John David Anglin email@example.com