Subject: Re: partition bookkeeping
To: Johan Danielsson , Christoph Badura <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/23/1999 15:46:24
On Thu, Sep 23, 1999 at 03:33:33PM +0200, Johan Danielsson wrote:
> Christoph Badura <> writes:
> > (Darren Reed) writes:
> > >And that depends on which `slot' your controller gets put in, but yes,
> > >point taken.  But what happens more often - changing controllers or
> > >changing devices ?
> > 
> > I guess the answer to that is: it depends.
> I would say it's atleast on order of magnitude more common to add or
> remove disks than to add or remove controllers.
> Disks really *should* have unique ids.

No. File systems should have.

Otherwise, if you move a filesystem to a different disk, you've a problem.
(You don't care where a bunch of data are, as long as they're mounted to
the right mount point...)

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