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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
Chris Wedgwood wrote:
>
> Or you can fall back to mounting by UUID, which is globally
> unique and still avoids referencing physical location. You also
> don't need to manually set LABELs for UUID to work: all e2fsprogs
> over the past couple of years have set UUID on partitions, and
> e2fsck will create a new UUID if it sees an old filesystem that
> doesn't already have one.
>
> Other filesystems such as reiserfs at present don't have such a
> thing. I brought this a while ago and in theory it's not too hard, we
> just need to get Hans to officially designate part of the SB or
> whatever for the UUID.
>
> --cw
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work out a patch with monstr, and I am sure he will accept it.

Hans
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