[lug] Kernel reorders SCSI drives.

David L. Anselmi anselmi at anselmi.us
Mon Oct 30 18:48:04 MST 2006

Zan Lynx wrote:
> My udev (udev-103 but it has done this for a while) automatically
> creates some entries like this:
> /dev/disk/by-id
> /dev/disk/by-label
> /dev/disk/by-path
> /dev/disk/by-uuid
> Out of all that I am sure there's something useful.

Sadly, no.  Everything under there is a link to what the kernel 
originally named the device.  So if the renaming loses (the original 
sdc) and renames sda to sdc, links to sda* dangle and the ones to sdc 
are misleading.


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