Re: Static naming schemes for devices/partitions (was: SCSI disk devices)

Dave Cinege (
Sun, 04 May 97 23:12:43 -0500

On Sun, 4 May 1997 22:00:36 -0400, Eric Youngdale wrote:

>>Main problem with this - What about IDE?
>>Those drives don't count? Any labeling scheme should be kernel based. I
>>would recommend handling the scsi naming versus the labeling issue
> They count, but with IDE you are limited to 2 disks (I believe), so
>the problem just doesn't come up as much.
> The idea of a symbolic name for devices is something that scsidev does
>support. It just doesn't do anything with IDE.

True....but I'm refering to names for PARTITIONS here, based on the 'label'
of the partition.

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