Saturday, 22 February 2014

Re: Dmraid to Mdadm migration

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 11:48:06PM -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
> On 02/20/2014 10:49 AM, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> > Thus changes to /etc/fstab, and/or bootloader are required to look
> > for new places.

> fstab should be using UUIDs, and so won't care about the name change.
> Grub does not know about the names either; it sees the disk as "hd0".

fstab explicitly does not use UUIDs for devmapper devices, since devmapper
names are already stable and because UUIDs are *not* unique identifiers for
filesystems in all cases when devmapper is in play.

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