device names in Ubuntu

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Jun 4 13:19:00 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 03:05:43PM +0300, Kevin Wilson wrote:
> Thanks for your answer.
> >biosdevname is now enabled by default on 12.10 alternate/server
> >installs.
> I have 13.04 server installation and it works with the old traditional naming
> scheme. I don't know what is 12.10 alternate/server installs.

"alternate or server"

It does depend on your hardware; I don't believe biosdevname supports
everything, and we fall back to the old naming if it doesn't.  However,
it might be worth looking at your /var/log/installer/syslog.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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