Re: reorganizing /home's
- From: Craig White <craigwhite@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 20:09:33 -0700
On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 21:50 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Craig White wrote:----
second, there are many good reasons to use uuid in references in /etc/fstab and /boot/grub/grub.conf and some of them are listed here...
I read the article. I'd read something similar before.
Neither explained the superiority of
UUIDs over labels in a small system.
One of the responders prefered labels, not device nodes.
what part of unambiguous do you not understand?
get a terminal and type the command 'blkid'
you will get a list of devices with their UUID
the UUID does not change unless you reformat.
this author glosses over the most obvious reason...that an install with Fedora 9 & 11 will leave you with 2 /boot partitions and probably 2 / partitions.
With two installs, I'd better have two / partitions.
They happen to be on separate disks.
IIRC their labels are ide-slash and sata-slash .
It's your system - do what you will.
ftr, both ide and sata will appear as a SCSI device to a current Linux
Until you suggested it, I would not have thought
of using bind instead of a symbolic link.
Is bind usually superior a symbolic link
or is my situation somehow special?
already answered in my first answer
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