Specification sugestion PartitionConfigure

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 17 19:55:50 BST 2006

On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 03:33:24PM +0000, Jochen boutens wrote:
> I have been writing a specification on how changes on local file systems 
> could be handled.
> Ubuntu does a good job of mounting external file systems, whether it be USB 
> Disks, external hard drives or CD's. But internal changes on IDE disks are 
> not handled at all. Ubuntu should notice file system changes, communicate 
> them to the end user and suggest possible actions.
> The use of uuid's in fstab did not make it any less confusing and most users 
> would be helped by giving them a few simple options after a file system 
> change has been noticed.
> The specification can be found at : 
> https://features.launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/partitionconfigure
> It still needs allot of thought put into it, so edit the wiki where needed. 
> I'm unfamiliar with the upstart system. So perhaps the concept to configure 
> the partitions can later be added for other hardware changes.

I'm having some difficulty understanding what you wrote there, but I think
it's similar to an idea I've put on the UDS agenda:


 - mdz

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