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Re: OCD programmers and backwards compatibility :-).

Les Mikesell wrote:
> The scenario I want to handle is being able to take some arbitrary,
> probably used, scsi disk, plug it into a working system, and know
> where to find it.  It may (in fact it's pretty likely) that this
> disk is a dd image clone of another drive already in the system and
> all of the drives are likely to be the same make/model.  I know from
> the SCA hot-swap slot or the cable/drive select where all the drives
> are.  I don't want the system to guess about it or confuse one with
> the other.  And I especially don't want it to move all the other
> drives around.

Do the entries in /dev/disk/by-{id,label,path,uuid} help you out with

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