disks renamed in 8.04

R Kimber rkimber at ntlworld.com
Sat Apr 26 11:46:32 UTC 2008


On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 22:51:58 +0100
James Tappin wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 21:27:20 +0100
> R Kimber <rkimber at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> 
> RK> Is this new assignment permanent?  Can I rely on it
> RK> being /dev/sdd1, as it now is, from reboot to reboot?
> 
> I'm not sure, but (assuming you want the device to be mounted at boot,
> rather than hotplugging) I'd suggest a safe option would be to give
> the device a label, e.g.:
> 
> tune2fs -L BACKUP /dev/sdd1
> then in your /etc/fstab have:
> LABEL=BACKUP .....
> as the mount specification

Good idea. Thanks.

- Richard
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Richard Kimber
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