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Re: usb-storage reload



On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 12:16:28PM -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> Gentlemen:
> 
> IBM Bladecenter is killing me slowly for 4th year in a row. But now it
> seems a good time to ask, why don't we stop reloading usb-storage?
> Since the mount-by-label is essentially mandatory with the migration
> to SATA, I do not see how having sda pointing to a floppy can harm
> anything anymore.

Peter Jones will probably know this better, but how does this relate
to creation of 'devices.map' and 'grub.conf' file? I gather that
the devices.map would then have:

(hd0)     /dev/sdb

and since this file is used by GRUB to figure out which disk
is what device, this could screw GRUB up b/c (hd0) would point
to a non-existing device (sda would have been the right drive).

> 
> I'm adding Doug to cc: in case he knows a case where LVM2 encodes
> device minors into an on-disk format.
> 
> Yours,
> -- Pete
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