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Re: (Re: Next release?)

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: (Re: Next release?)
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 23:36:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 05:26:17PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> > 
> > This is mostly implemented already.  I sent a proof of concept in a mail
> > titled "[PATCH] disk/fs_uuid.c".
> > 
> > It will only search hard drives unless no match is found (in that case your
> > boot is broken, so you wouldn't care much that floppy is being probed ;-)
> Then all be need it to have an option in grub-install to enable this
> logic.

Why an option?  Is there any situation in which it is known that boot will
be unreliable (because embed disk != /boot/grub disk), and in spite of that
you don't want UUIDs to be used?

Robert Millan

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