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i recently had to switch from using /dev to uuid in fstab.

as my frequency of using flash drives increased, if i plugged in more than one, it would unmount /dev/sdc1 and mount the flash drive there instead, by switching over to uuid, now it doesn't unmount /dev/sdc1

if memory serves as well, one of the features in grub2 was the ability to use uuid instead of /dev...which also increases the portability of linux.
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