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    SubjectRe: UUIDs (and devfs and major/minor numbers)
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    In message <19990620180401.A7575@chelm.cs.nmt.edu>, yodaiken@chelm.cs.nmt.edu w
    rites:
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    | 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?
    +--->8

    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
    disks?!

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    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh] allbery@kf8nh.apk.net
    system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery@ece.cmu.edu
    carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
    We are Linux. Resistance is an indication that you missed the point.

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