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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants (Alan Cox)  wrote on 15.05.01 in <>:

> > > it to a device number at /sbin/lilo time. An idiotic practice on the
> > > part of LILO, in my opinion, that ought to have been fixed a long time
> > > ago.
> >
> > That's why you want mount-root-by-partition-label, not by device
> Which in itself adds the 'and how does the label tell me what modules to
> load' question..

The same way the old root device does: not. Why should it? It doesn't tell
you what to eat for lunch either.

MfG Kai
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