hd device names

NOC Meganet tec at mega.net.br
Fri Jun 1 19:46:23 UTC 2007

On Friday 01 June 2007 11:30:24 Arne Wörner wrote:
> --- NOC Prowip <tec at mega.net.br> wrote:
> > > Why dönt u use glabel?
> >
> > hmm, I never considered it
> > but I guess it does not solve my problem  because let's say da0 is the
> > provider and da0 might have still the label I gave it but the OS can not
> > see it since it is then aacd0 after changing the controller or am I
> > wrong?
> Hmm...
> Advisory: :-))
> 1.
> Just try it. Dont believe me without thorough testing... :-)
> E. g. with (a) mdconfig -a -u 0 -f testdevfile ; glabel label -v fook md0 ;
> mdconfig -d -u 0 ; mdconfig -a -u 69 -f testdevfile ; ls /dev/label
> 2.
> I think that is one advantage of glabel: It does not care for the device
> name, but it just tastes the last sector of each device, as soon as it
> shows up (e. g. after the reboot).

thank's Arne, I will give it a try on a test machine and give you a feedback 
on it


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