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Re: Naming of network devices - how to improve it in buster




Hi there,

On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 23:55:09 -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> On 07/11/2017 03:08 PM, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
> > 
> > I wonder if anyone actually uses /dev/disk/by-path?
> 
> It's useful for a quick "ls -l /dev/disk/by-path | grep 'sda$;" to figure
> out which port a disk is plugged into. I'm sure there are other ways,
> probably better ones... but that one is easy to remember when I've been
> paged by a disk failure.

Fully agree, which is the reason at work we decided to use names as in
/dev/disk/by-path for disks in ZFS pools, it is easier then to match a
failed disk when needed to replace it.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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