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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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