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Re: device UUID versus /dev

On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 08:51:12PM +0100, Abdelkader Belahcene wrote:
> Hi,
> What are the advantages by using
> drives are now identified by UUID
> over  than /dev/xxx;

Your mounts in /etc/fstab will not be broken when 
you delete a partition, or perform other operations
that change the /dev/xxx assigned to particular

Especially useful for USB drives, where you have
no guarantee what the /dev/xxx will be when you plug them


> thanks
> bela
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