[CentOS] USB install annoyances
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Jan 9 19:56:10 UTC 2012
On 01/09/12 11:11 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> They are? I dunno - ours are labelled where they're intended to be
> mounted, like / or /boot
don't plug one of those into a different system for repair or you'll
have all kinda grief. $HOSTNAME_root would be the sane way to do it...
>> hostnames tend to be messy and nearly as unreadable as a uuid, so
>> embedding them in a label wouldn't actually be much help.
> Oh, you're in one of *those* places.... "This machine was bought under
> this account, and is part of this project, and there's 1-4 char
> abbreviations for each, and .....
well, $job is at a large multinational... company standardized
hostnames start with a 3 letter site prefix, then -S for server, then a
6 digit department ID, then -nnn as a server ID within that group.
fug-ly. projects are too transient and servers tend to bounce around
between physical and virtual over their life cycle.
john r pierce N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca mid-left coast
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