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Re: A FC6 suggestion.



On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 14:56 -0400, Mauriat Miranda wrote:
> On 5/5/06, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> > > I question if this necessary. You can have entries in fstab with or
> > > without labels. I've had 3 single Fedora installations on single drive
> > > across multiple partitions and never have run into a problem in the
> > > installer or usage nor have I had to manually edit fstab for this. I
> > > think in Anaconda the labels will start shifting to /1, /2, /home1
> > > etc. Since at runtime you don't deal with partition labels, just their
> > > mount points, it really is not a serious concern.
> >
> > Assume you are in the IT dept for some group and you are used
> > to being able to re-use disks in different machines and to
> > recover data from any disk by installing/mounting in any working
> > machine.  Now you find that any combination of disks from
> > default fedora/RH/Centos installs won't boot...  It is a
> > problem.
> 
> So you boot with a LiveCD or some Rescue disk/media and fix it - use
> the device ID or relabel it. Isn't that the way to fix it? I don't
> understand the problem. Your assumed scenario is too vague.
> 
> -Mauriat
We are tying to produce a distribution, are we not, that the uninitiated
can install and it will just work. A lot of things can be fixed but we
want to avoid that.
-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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