[PVE-User] fstab and uuid

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Jan 21 12:42:40 CET 2010

I just replaced the ISO on our server. The installer now uses UUID= for the boot device.


MD5SUM for the new ISO is 9933270f21eebdd1fb8d2bdd2085d059

- Dietmar

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Lorenzo Quatrini
> Sent: Mittwoch, 20. Jänner 2010 19:25
> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> Subject: [PVE-User] fstab and uuid
> Hi,
> I just upgraded a test proxmox 1.4 to 1.5 and I noticed an error during
> the
> boot: the drive letter assignment changed (the FC module was loaded
> before the
> onboard sas, I guess).
> Looking at /etc/fstab I noticed that the only partition affected by the
> problem
> was the /boot since all other partition relied on dm which was doing
> the right
> thing.
> Now 2 questions:
> Can I safely use the UUID="xxxx" on fstab to avoid the above in case
> the order
> switches again?
> Can this be implemented directly on future releases of proxmox?
> Lorenzo Quatrini
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