Ruminations on Udev, null and console
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 09:24:39 PST 2011
Simon Geard wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 22:38 -0500, Neal Murphy wrote:
>> [rant] Digressing a little, I have a bone to pick with Kay Seivers and Greg K-
>> H. Their attitude is that only symlinks should be used in /dev and created
>> from udev rules (for the most part), and those symlinks may only be named with
>> character sequences that are incomprehensible to ordinary humans.[/rant]
> Are you unaware then, that udev provides the /dev/disks/by-label
> directory, which contains volume labels as symlinks to the kernel-named
> devices? For example, my fstab file doesn't reference /dev/sda6 for
> the /home partition - it uses /dev/disk/by-label/home instead.
> Likewise, /boot is mounted as /dev/disk/by-label/boot and the swap
> partition as /dev/disk/by-label/swap.
What am I missing? My latest only has
$ ls /dev/disk
by-id by-path by-uuid
What do you get when you do something like 'df -h'?
Also, I like to see how my disk is organized. I will do 'fdisk -l
/dev/sda' How would you do something like this?
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