Re: User rw Permissions on New Hard Drive
- Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:49:42 -0700
- From: Cousin Stanley <cousinstanley@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: User rw Permissions on New Hard Drive
David Wright wrote:
> I prefer to populate fstab with canonical information
> that actually belongs to the filesystems that are to be mounted.
I don't understand what you're saying here.
Does a disk label not belong to a filesystem
that is to be mounted ?
> A filesystem that has a label,
> has that label regardless of any OS.
> It's real, defined in the filesystem's documentation.
> All that stuff in /dev/disk/ is just an ephemeral
> bunch of convenient symbolic links, presumably conjured
> up by udev or somesuch, if not the linux kernel
But are they not accurate after boot
for particular disks on a particular machine ?
> I'm not clear about which other sort of label
> might be referenced by LABEL=
I'm not either but if I use /dev/disk/by-label
I think I know what sort that is .... :)
Stanley C. Kitching