Pat Haley wrote: > > We are running Centos 6.7 - 2.6.32-573.22.1.el6.x86_64 on a Quanta > Cirrascale, up to date with patches. We have had a couple of instances > in which the hard drives have become renamed after reboot (e.g. drive > sda is renamed to sdc after reboot). One time this occurred when we > rebooted following the installation of a 10GB NIC card, another time > after we tried to install mellanox drivers > (MLNX_OFED_LINUX-3.2-22.214.171.124-rhel6.7-x86_64). Currently we are unable to > boot because that drive has been renamed. > > Our questions are > > * Has anyone else experienced similar issues? > * What can we do to prevent such renaming in the future > In the past. To resolve you could use (*UGH*) the no-possible-way-to-remember UUID, or you could label the filesystems, and refer to them that way. I strongly prefer the latter.