[oclug] Strange Fedora behavior
oclug at raj.homelinux.com
Tue Apr 1 20:58:01 EDT 2008
Set a volume label for your drives. Then they'll always be mounted
under the label name. My backup drive always mounts under
/media/backups so I know where I'm backing up.
Croombe F. Pensom wrote:
> Can anyone tell me why every time I reboot from cold (i.e. powered down)
> Fedora renames all extra drives? This is very irritating because
> applications, on restarting, tell me that the file doesn't exist
> (because the application has stored the full path from its previous
> instance) whereas all that's happened is that Fedora has renumbered the
> drives disk-1, disk-2, disk-3 but it's NEVER the same order for the
> three devices concerned. Several times, now, I've accidentally deleted
> important files because the bl*st*d drive name has changed on rebooting.
> I know, I shouldn't delete but send to trash, but sometimes it's easier
> and quicker to get rid of the thing otherwise multiple files in trash
> can themselves become confusing when one is tidying up!
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