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SubjectRe: SATA disk device naming ?
On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 06:15:04PM +0100, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> I assumed that "LABEL=/" thing is a RedHat-specific kernel's feature but
> never bothered to check.

This is a common misconception. The LABEL magic is actually done by
nash, which is part of RH's (and others) mkinitrd package. This also
means that LABEL relies on having a working initrd.

I have a short writeup of my understanding of how this works at
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mulix/84768.html. All AFAIUI,
corrections welcome.

Cheers,
Muli

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