Subject: Re: USB ZIP driver improvements
To: Justin T. Gibbs <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/13/1999 21:51:08
On Sun, Sep 12, 1999 at 04:58:11PM -0600, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
> >As for removable ones I'm sure you could come up with some "fingerprint"
> >from the superblock.
> "fingerprinting" works for fixed media devices too, so why not just rely
> on it instead of adding two different identification schemes?

Seconded. Just imagine you have a broken disk, but have an image backup
of an important partition on some MO... shove that in, and your system 
is back.

I love that about AmigaOS (where not only _devices_ (== partitions) have
names, but also volumes (== file systems).