hd device names
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Jun 1 19:53:20 UTC 2007
On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 04:45:47PM -0300, NOC Meganet wrote:
> On Friday 01 June 2007 11:30:24 Arne W?rner wrote:
> > --- NOC Prowip <tec at mega.net.br> wrote:
> > > > Why d?nt 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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