Subject: Re: mounting by wedge name
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Jeff Rizzo <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/22/2007 22:51:18
Tim Rightnour wrote:
> On 23-Dec-2007 Jeff Rizzo wrote:
>> netbsd# mount wedge:b57b54a4-ad31-11dc-93e5-000c29746425 /mnt
> Good heavens. Isn't there a smaller way to refer to that disk?  Is there a way
> I can assign it a name like "foo", so I can type mount wedge:foo /mnt ? I
> certainly see the need for a unique id number, but there should also be a
> user-friendly option.

Sorry if it wasn't clear from my text - that's the partition's guid.  If
I'd given the partition a label (arbitrary text), that would have been
used instead.