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    SubjectRe: magic device renumbering was -- Re: Linux 2.4.2ac20
    In article <Pine.SGI.4.31L.02.0103141026460.532128-100000@irix2.gl.umbc.edu> you wrote:

    > The problem:

    > drivers change their detection schemes; and changes in the kernel can
    > change the order in which devices are assigned names.
    >
    > For example, the DAC960(?) drivers changed their order of
    > detecting controllers, and I did _not_ have fun, given that the machine in
    > question had about 40 disks to deal with, spread across two controllers.

    Put LABEL=<label set with e2label> in you fstab in place of the device name.

    Christoph

    P.S. UUID= work, too - but I prefer a human-readable label...
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    Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.
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