Do you know if the GlobalFileSystem.org's GFS implement UUID ?
Why rely on FS maintainers to implement a standart UUID scheme when there's
already an unique identifier in the device firmware.
I don't know of USB or FireWire devices but they may have one too.
I see two choices :
1. Having pseudo-persitant devnames and mount by UUID (what is planned with
2. Having real persistant devnames based on WWN and mount by devname
I'd rather go for #2
As a reference (for what it's good:) Tru64 an TruCluster have switched from
Host/Bus/Target/Lun-based devnames to a /dev/disks/diskn type of devnaming
(based on UUID). They clealy did so to for better Clustering and Fiber
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