On 29/03/2011, at 19:49, Lars Engels wrote:
>> What do you think of using GPT UUIDs in fstab?
>> It does make the fstab rather ugly but makes the system more robust in the 
>> face of disk changes and so on..
> Please don't do that by default. I really hate to open a linux fstab, I
> don't want that on FreeBSD, too.

I agree it's ugly, but I don't edit my fstab very often :)

> IMHO geom labels would be sufficient.

The problem is that labels tend to be the same between machines because they 
all have /, swap, etc..

BTW GPT can store a label as well as having a UUID.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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