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    SubjectRe: magic device renumbering was -- Re: Linux 2.4.2ac20
    > Put LABEL=<label set with e2label> in you fstab in place of the device name.

    Which is great, for filesystems that support labels. Unfortunately,
    this isn't universally available -- for instance, you cannot mount
    a swap partition by label or uuid, so it is not possible to completely
    isolate yourself from the problems of disk device renumbering.

    -- Lars

    Lars Kellogg-Stedman <>

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