[CentOS] USB install annoyances
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Jan 9 20:27:24 UTC 2012
On 01/09/12 12:05 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> > 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...
> I'm trying to figure out why I'd plug one into a different system for
> repair. Either the drive's bad, or I'm re-embodying a server that died,
> but left good drives. If it's going bad, the*only* thing I'm going to do
> is plug it into a hot-swap bay (just about all of ours have those, love
> them) to recover some data, then wipe it.
exactly. and if you put that drive in a hotswap bay of another system
that is using the same label, thats a potential for a big mess. same
thing with LVM volume groups, you want their names globally unique, I
notice EL6 now embeds the hostname in the VG...
john r pierce N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca mid-left coast
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