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SubjectRe: Partition renumbering under 2.4.0
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 10:56:14AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> Under 2.4, if you use devfs, the solaris (and other) slice recognition code
> could be enhanced to give the correct names to all the slices. This would
> turn out to be something like /dev/ide/hdb2s7 (or something even worse---I'm
> afraid I only really know the naming scheme for SCSI devices) but at least you
> can find the exact slice you're looking for in an easy and intuitive way.
> So, would you prefer the quick fix, or the more durable solution (which would
> require you to change your fstab)?

Personally I'd be happy with the quick hack, but the slice-enhanced naming
scheme possible with devfs looks like the way to go.

Besides, I think that documenting this issue in the "Changes" file would help

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