Re: devfs persistence

From: Stephen C. Tweedie (
Date: Mon May 01 2000 - 07:10:58 EST


On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 02:47:50PM +0000, Stephen Harris wrote:
> How are block devices without a UUID or similar handled? I'm thinking of
> (say) a database raw device.

The easiest way to deal with that today is to use a logical device.
The raid autostart code, for example, will let you place a superblock
on any device to identify it. Just use raid0, and you can configure
a persistent /dev/md* device which will retain the same name no matter
where the underlying physical device is moved to.


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