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Re: A FC6 suggestion.



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.

Enter a Request for Enhancement in http://bugzilla.redhat.com.

Incidentally, what you might want is to request "mount by UUID". See man
mount and man tune2fs for details. The result would be less descriptive,
but should be unique (unless someone has replicated a computer by
copying filesystems from one drive to another...)

Hope this helps,

James.

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