[CentOS] forcing device to USB HDD

Paul subsolar at subsolar.com
Sat Oct 27 17:20:34 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 12:27 -0400, Bobby wrote:
> On Saturday 27 October 2007 12:20:31 Israel Garcia wrote:
> > Hi, I bought an USB external hdd (500GB) to make my
> > backups using dump... but, sometimes my sever
> > recognize the hdd device /dev/sdb or /dev/sdc... my
> > question is: How can I assign a fixed device for
> > example /dev/sdc to my hdd? remember I use some
> > scripts to do my backup and I am getting errors
> > because the device changes from sdb to sdc and
> I would imagine by manually mounting it

Ummm no, that is the problem I imagine, the device changes so it can't
be mounted in his script.

I can't think of a solution right off hand.


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