Re: Re: [partial resolution] Re: Problem withj dd
- Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 03:53:14 +0000
- From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Re: [partial resolution] Re: Problem withj dd
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 02:46:47AM +0100, Rodary Jacques wrote:
> 1/ No the same removable device doesn't always receive the same /dev/sdX.If you unmount it ( umount /dev/sdX) and plug it again, it can be called /dev/sdY (I suppose the kernel keeps tne name in memory for some time).
You might find it more convenient to use the device aliases in the
/dev/disk/by-* directories as these can be based on some persistent
property of your removable device such as its label, serial number,
or which port it is plugged into etc.