Serial Number

Stefan Seyfried stefan.seyfried at
Fri May 6 18:38:33 UTC 2011

On Fri, 06 May 2011 12:35:28 -0400
David Henderson <dhenderson at> wrote:

> Hey Harald, thanks for the reply.  If I can gain access to the serial 
> numbers of the drive, I'd just create a symlink with that being the name 
> of the file.  In the absence of a serial number (since it's not 
> detectable in all scenarios), I'd probably default to some other types 
> of info (e.g. manufacturer, model #, etc).  Perhaps a peek into your 
> file might help as I'm also using mdev to call an external script for 
> processing.

I've written a slightly sophisticated mdev mount script:

It is GPL v2.

It is not using the serial number but only the model, because this is
easily available from sysfs.

Hope it helps.
Stefan Seyfried

"Dispatch war rocket Ajax to bring back his body!"

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