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Re: sd, sd, who's got the sd



On Tue, 2007-05-01 at 22:21 +0930, n0dalus wrote:
> On 4/30/07, Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
> > So the solution is: just give the partitions names instead. Then it
> > doesn't matter if your FC6 root drive is sda1 or sdb1 or hdc1, it's
> > always LABEL=fc6_root. If you say "mount LABEL=fc6_root /fc6" it will Do
> > The Right Thing.
> >
> > So, in short, it doesn't matter how the two FC7 systems will detect the
> > new drive, so long as you give it a useful label.
> 
> What if the filesystem is not ext3? There are valid reasons to use
> vfat, ntfs, etc.

vfat has both a label and a uuid; ntfs at least has a uuid and I would
guess a label as well although libblkid doesn't seem to know about it.
There's no reason not to use them for mounting those filesystem types
either.

Jeremy


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