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Re: [dm-devel] Configuring multipath for root device



Pradipmaya Maharana [pradipmaya gmail com] wrote:
> I did exactly what you said for SLES 10.1,
> - Create custom partition
> - Created partitions for /boot, / and swap of 100MB, 5GB and 1024MB
> respectively on /dev/sda. So /dev/sda1 is for "/boot", /dev/sda2 for
> "/" and /dev/sda3 for "swap"
> - Under fstab option, selected Mount by device-id for each of the partition
> - Reboot is fine
> - But as I said earlier, mount, fstab, everything shows devcie names, not id
> 
> Any way to mount it by device-id?
> Is there a way that it can be chaned after installation? Or re-install
> is the only way.

I would just replace sd* names by their equivalent by-id names in fstab
and grub.conf. Do 'ls -l /dev/disk/by-id/*' to get the by-id names
corresponding to your named partitions'

No need to re-install.


-Malahal.


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