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    SubjectRe: UUIDs (and devfs and major/minor numbers)
    In message <>, w
    | On Sun, Jun 20, 1999 at 08:38:00PM -0400, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
    | > | So where do you want the authoritative name to come from? The disk? A
    | > | database?
    | >
    | > devfs uses the hardware address, which works for me...
    | But that means if you change order of how disks plug into a scsi bus,
    | or you move a disk from one to another bus, names change. That's ok for
    | you?

    The USB guy noted that the "unique device IDs" aren't. You want it to be
    based on media? Does that mean my zip drive's name changes when I swap

    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
    system administrator [WAY too many hats]
    carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
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