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    SubjectRe: Device naming???
    "Theodore Y. Ts'o" wrote:
    > The other solution for avoiding problems if a specific SCSI drive fails
    > to spin up is to use entries in /etc/fstab of the following form:
    > LABEL=tmp /tmp ext2 defaults 1 2
    > UUID=3a30d6b4-08a5-11d3-91c3-e1fc5550af17 /usr ext2 defaults 1 2
    > The latest mount supports this, as does the very latest e2fsprogs
    > release (1.15, just released this week; see the e2fsprogs page at

    Where's the UUID stored? On the drive? Wouldn't this cause problems with
    systems involving hot-swap drives? (Ie: If a scratch drive fails (as
    many have), and I go 'eek!', swap it and reboot, the drive UUID would be
    different and I'd also have to edit the fstab, right?)

    Just checking...for my own information.


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