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SubjectRe: Differend udev names with different kernels
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 07:08:20 +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
> Kay Sievers wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 13:01, Tino Keitel <> wrote:
>>> what's the intention of /dev/disk/by-id/?
>>> My firewire hard disk seems to have different names with different
>>> kernels.
>>> With, it's name is
>>> /dev/disk/by-id/ieee1394-0030e001e0006585:00043c:0000.
>>> With someting after 2.6.27-rc7, merged with Arjan's fastboot branch,
>>> the disk has the same name.
> Then this is a regression of the fastboot patch or whatever.

It has the same name with and with 2.6.27-rc7-something with
fastboot merged. So why would this be a regression? The different name
(scsi-...) happended with a vanilla 2.6.27-rc7.

Initially, my intention was to find a unique name for the hard disk,
that stays even if the disk is changed from Firewire to USB. However,
this doesn't seem to be possible with a default udev.


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