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Re: Option to use /dev values instead of UUID values

Subject: Re: Option to use /dev values instead of UUID values
From: Florian Diesch
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:34:53 +0100
Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>>> Once my former /home became /tmp after adding a new CD drive, and /tmp
>>> was cleaned at boot time. I was wondering why booting took so long...
>> That is the best cautionary tale ever.
> I am trying to see how this would happen. Maybe like this:
> * Before CDROM install:
> ---- hda1 /
> ---- hdb1 /home
> ---- hdc1 /tmp
> * After CDROM install:
> ---- hda1 CDROM
> ---- hdb1 /
> ---- hdc1 /home
> ---- hdd1 /tmp

The CDROM became hdb, so / didn't change and the system was still

> However, fstab still had hdc1 configured as /tmp. 

I thought I can edit fstab after booting...

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