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SubjectRe: Linux not adhering to BIOS Drive boot order?
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jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com said:
> The one thing I don't know is... can the kernel mount the root fs if
> only given the uuid?

There are 2.2 patches to do it, which I think are now being dusted off and
resurrected. but scanning for UUID involves poking at every partition on
every available hard drive.

Doing it by serial number (do SCSI drives have a unique serial number?)
would be possible without doing that.

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dwmw2


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