Subject: Re: wedges and what does that mean?
To: None <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/04/2006 22:06:51
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 08:49:13PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> There is nothing (to my knowledge) to ensure that the 'wedge numbers'
> stay anything like consistent across reboots.
> So add a 'partition' to an MBR disk, and when you reboot all the numbers
> will change.

Then don't boot from MBR disks ;-)

We need to be able to mount-by-guid (if using GPT), or some equivalent
for other on-disk partitioning schemes that store identifiers.