Renaming USB device

Peter Steele psteele at
Wed Nov 11 00:42:29 UTC 2009

>In this case, labelling the USB stick would be a good chioce. The /etc/fstab entries then refer to those labels instead of device names (that could change).
>You can use generic labels as well as UFS labels here; even a reference to the UFSID would be possible, as well as independant from da detection order.
>For the target hard disk, which sometimes is ad (ATA disks), sometimes da (SCSI and SATA disks), a conditional based upon dmesg could be a good way
> to automate the process of finding out where to install to.

Okay, labeling it is. I'll check this option out. Thanks!

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