Talk:Persistent block device naming

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Enabling persistent naming in /etc/fstab is easy, just replace the device name in the first column by the new persistent name. In my example I would replace /dev/sda7 by one of the following:

/dev/disk/by-label/home or /dev/disk/by-uuid/31f8eb0d-612b-4805-835e-0e6d8b8c5591 Do so for all the partitions in your fstab file.


... is this really truely ?

I have to use :

UUID=31f8eb0d-612b-4805-835e-0e6d8b8c5591 /home

or I understood somewhat wrongly.

piwi

It works, yes. But I prefer LABEL over UUID:
LABEL=HOME-jfs /home nodev,nosuid,noatime 0 2
--byte 08:19, 19 December 2006 (EST)