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SubjectRe: What still uses the block layer?
On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 10:25:13AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> Use mount-by-label instead, it's much saner and handles device name
> movement just fine (as does the UUID method that you seem to hate.)
> Look in /dev/disk/ for a wide range of options that you have in which to
> choose how to pick your block devices.

But you still have to spin up the disc to read the label (which seems
like a legitimate complaint to me).

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