SSD woes - boot

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu May 7 11:54:37 UTC 2020

On Thu, 7 May 2020 11:28:13 +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 7 May 2020 11:16:25 +0200
> Christoph Kukulies <kuku at> wrote:
> > Now I got to figure out the UUID labeling thing - maybe :)
> 	I've just been going three rounds with labelling an iscsi and
> finally found a solution which may be useful to you since gpt and glabel
> labels just vanish with iscsi restarts.
> 	If kern.geom.label.disk_ident.enable is set to 1 (/boot/loader.conf
> for persistence) then when a drive is discovered /dev/diskid/<serial_number>
> gets created.

Another option might be using UFSIDs, but of course that only
applies for UFS filesystems (or partitions holding them):

	Any partitions with ufsid labels can be mounted in this way,
	eliminating the need to manually create permanent labels,
	while still enjoying the benefits of device name independent


See 18.7.1. at the bottom of the page.

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