improvement to the book

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Wed Jan 29 23:58:23 PST 2003


On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 07:47:04PM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
> did anybody know that you can put the line:
> 
> rootfs                      /           rootfs     defaults    1       1
> 
> into your fstab instead of the usual:
> 
> /dev/hd*                    /           ext3       defaults    1       1
> 
> so you can move your hdd to any interface and STILL have it boot with only a
> single change to your lilo command line.
> 
> i think this may be in interesting improvement to the book and its also one
> less place that a system will fall-over on its face if misconfigured ;-)
> 
> what does everybody else think?

Where exactly is this documented?

Greg
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