USB Hard Drive issues

Simon Geard delgarde at
Sun Mar 22 01:55:18 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 09:19 +0000, Jack Stone wrote:
> Mike McCarty wrote:
> > Jack Stone wrote:  
> >> Sorry I should have made that clear.  Yes the device does have an entry 
> >> in fstab.  So far it is always given the same name (sde), but I don't 
> >> know if I can rely on that.
> > 
> > You cannot. It depends on the order in which the USB gets
> > enumerated, and what gets found.
> I guessed as much. I could get round this with a custom udev rule though.

Stick a label on the filesystem, and mount it via /dev/disk/by-label/*?
Or did I miss an earlier part of the conversation that rules that out?

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