[Kde-hardware-devel] volume uuid
danny.kukawka at web.de
Tue Oct 9 10:31:46 CEST 2007
On Sonntag, 7. Oktober 2007, Kevin Ottens wrote:
> Le dimanche 07 octobre 2007, Marcel Wiesweg a écrit :
> > - Does it work for CD/DVD media?
> > - What happens when a second session is appended to an "RW" medium?
> Good question actually, I didn't make a multi-session CD for ages... I
> suspect that each session will have a different UUID though, since atm the
> only available volume is the latest session you'll get the corresponding
HAL doesn't handle multi-sessions on CD/DVD media. This is a open TODO.
Currently you get only one volume for such media.
> > - Does it work for remote shares, NFS and the like?
> Well, Solid knows nothing about remote shares, they're not about hardware
> discovery at all.
HAL also not.
> > - Will the UUID be portable across OS's, i.e. will the Windows backend
> > (if there is one) return the same value as from Linux when I access the
> > same harddisk partition on the same machine?
> AFAIK Yes. Note that they're more useful for removable media (like cds)
> than fixed ones though, since the uuid will be constant accross computer
> (actually it's generated once and written in the medium).
I would say the same here.
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