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Re: usb-storage reload



On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 12:16 -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> 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.

It's not necessarily so much for the mount case as much as for being
able to have a consistent and understandable way to refer to disks
during the install as much as the afterwards parts.  But we need to be
able to refer to a specific disk during a kickstart, for example, and
usb-storage can really throw off people's expectations there.

One thing that might be worth looking at is having usb-storage loaded
later so that we only have to think about the reload (or the naming) as
a concern for the case where the user has used a driver disk on some
kind of usb storage

Jeremy


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