/boot/grub/device.map in F7

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Fri Sep 7 13:05:41 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 12:48 +0200, Joachim Backes wrote:
> since F7, IDE disks are named /dev/sdx (libata!) and no more /dev/hdx
> (as in previous FCs), but in /boot/grub/device.map they still are
> called /dev/hdx. This is a little bit inconsistent.
> Any comment? 

Does GRUB actually make use of this file?  I've had a play with it in
the past, trying to boot up from a second drive, and (separately)
putting garbage into the file.  I couldn't detect any difference.

[tim at bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

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