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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 23:14:46 +0000
On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 11:03:50PM +0000, Duncan wrote:
> Meanwhile, also note that there's PARTLABEL, PARTUUID and ID, that the 
> mount manpage promises to honor.  I've not used these myself, but there 
> was a thread on the btrfs list discussing GPT format and users of its 
> partition-labels (as opposed to filesystem labels), that pointed out that 
> mount honors these, since it internally uses the udev symlinks mechanism 
> to support (fs) labels, etc, so they get support for gpt-partition-
> labels, etc, essentially "for free".
What manpage are you reading?
# man 8 mount |grep PART
# man 2 mount |grep PART
Nada.

When the blkid tool can read PARTUUID/PARTLABEL, then it will just work
with genkernel, as we use blkid for doing that.

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