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Re: Swapping Drives - Sanity Check

On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 06:57:05AM -0500, songbird wrote:
David Christensen wrote:
On 2/22/19 6:19 AM, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> The OS is on dev/sda.  The disk I changing is /dev/sdc

As other readers have noted, device nodes for drives are unpredictable.

 i've hated UUIDs since they arrived so i've
always used LABELS instead.  for people with a simple
layout it makes so much more sense to use legible
and much shorter id's.

I never use labels because if I want to attach a drive to another computer for some reason it's extremely common for the labels to collide.