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Re: A FC6 suggestion.



On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 08:40 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 10:03 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > In the latest Linux Journal in the etc/rant column the author makes an
> > interesting suggestion that I think the Fedora people should consider.
> > He points out the problem of associating entries in the fstab file with
> > a LABEL-/. If one runs more than one Linux version more than one
> > partition  might have this label.
> > 
> > I would like to make the suggestion that the Default Label be more
> > descriptive. The author suggests something like FC%32ROOT.
> > 
> > Where would be the correct list to send such a suggestion? 
> > The fedora-developers-list maybe.
> 
> It should be noted that this is only a problem when you move disks from
> one system to another.
Of course people do that. Move disk that is.
> 
> When you already have disks with those labels, anaconda sees them - and
> does not use them.
I am not sure I believe that but I cna't prove it.
> 
> I will pick up the latest Linux Journal and see what the article says -
> but to be honest, it sounds like he is ranting without even having tried
> it.
> 
> If I recall, anaconda allows you to specify the label as well. At least
> I think it use to. Using the mount point for the label only happens by
> default when another partition does not already have that label.
> 
I can't remeber that hte label can be specified separate from the mount
point. But maybe it can be in FC5. I will be installing FC5 again next
week so I will check that.

BUt I wasn't trying to start an argument . I just asked on what list
coulod this question be raised. If it shot down it will be shot down.
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