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Re: F10 anaconda creates duplicate labels



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Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 00:10 +0100, Jos Vos wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Today I installed F10 on a system where CentOS lives in some other
>> partitions.  It appeared that F10 happily labels it filesystems
>> exactly the same as the CentOS partitions!  Is this a know issue?
>> At first sight, I don't see a bug report about it, but I might be
>> wrong.  More important: is this bug still in Rawhide?
>>
>> It is a very serious bug, it made CentOS mount Fedora partitions,
>> ending up in a real mess (until I manually editted grub.conf and
>> fstab).
> 
> It sounds like the bug is in CentOS not using UUIDs instead of labels.
> Probably because it's based on a Fedora from before we started Doing It
> Right.
> 

True, its not a good idea to use disklabels in this way (supposed you
plugged in a second hard drive that was the main drive on another box to
inspect it?) But if CentOS is doing it RHEL almost certainly does it
too. That's probably an environment we want to play nice with.

- --CJD
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