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Re: Switching from (deprecated) IDE driver -> SATA (PATA support)

To: Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Switching from (deprecated) IDE driver -> SATA (PATA support)
From: lsorense@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Lennart Sorensen)
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 17:02:11 -0500
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ide@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <alpine.DEB.1.10.0901250715030.10379@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <alpine.DEB.1.10.0901250553430.2441@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20090125110742.4ba54c0b@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <alpine.DEB.1.10.0901250705300.6888@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <alpine.DEB.1.10.0901250715030.10379@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 07:15:40AM -0500, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> It comes with one :)
> # xfs_admin -u  /dev/sdd2
> UUID = 77ae4251-631f-4656-a365-c5723f5c5da8
> 
> Will try to use this to boot; however, I'd prefer the labels over the 
> UUID, wish there was an easy way to set it.

I prefer UUIDs.

Much mroe likely to have the same label on multiple drives than the same
UUID.  I don't want to have to worry about what label some usb device
might have if I happen to have it plugged in during a reboot.

Labels do tend to be shorter and more human readable of though.

-- 
Len Sorensen

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