UUID and devices

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Feb 6 23:00:11 GMT 2009

Willy Hamra wrote:
> the partition i'm mainly concerned about changes it's UUID all the
> time, i reformat it and give it a new uuid almost every 2 days, in
> by-id the serial number ofthe hard disk is used, i can't see how 2
> disks can be mistaken. and in anyways, i have 4 hard drives from 4
> different makers, my question, can i use the links in any of the
> /dev/disk sub-directories in fstab?

Yes.  You can use any block device, including the /dev/disk symbolic
links thereto.

Matt Flaschen

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