Bug#599373: Installing kernel changes hard drive hda to sda, etc.
Installing this updated kernel (my old one was 2.6.30) changed my hard
drive designations in /dev from hdxx to sdxx. For example hda2 became
sda2. There was no warning that this was happening. Now sda2 is
supposed to be a SATA drive and mine are ATA (non-serial) drives. I
guess they now still work OK but I should have gotten some notice or
explanation of the name change. Do I need to put the sd notation in
The installation recommended that I should use the UUID designation for
harddrives. I responded OK and now my /etc/fstab table is nearly
impossible to read since the UUID device numbers are so long that they
take up almost an entire line on the screen, so other data on the
line wraps over to the next line. Can they be replaced with sd.. ?
I manually modify the /etc/fstab table from time to time and need to
keep it simple like it was before it was messed up with long UUIDs.
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