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External drive switching from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb

We have a small box with external drives attached for backing up configuration sets. I found out the problem is simply that on reboot or whatever unknown event the drive switches from /dev/sda1 to ...
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How to move the MySQL datadir with minimal downtime?

Let's say I have partition sda2 mounted on /var and it's almost full. I have a second disk sdb whose partition sdb1 I want to mount as /var. Now since a running service (mysql) is using /var all the ...
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Ubuntu 11.04: FW400 drive won't remount on reboot

Ok, still a *nix n00b, and the answer is likely staring me in the face. Please be patient. Problem FW400 external drive will not mount on system reboot. FW cable needs to be disconnected and ...
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How to repair the fstab file with current configuration

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and i accidently removed all the entries from the fstab files while doing a backup (Yeah, I know ;)). I would like to know if there is a way to rebuild it with the current ...
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Mounting an NFS Volume at Startup

What's the best way to mount an NFS share during boot?
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Moving OpenVZ /vz partition to separate drive

I've got an OpenVZ box that's running out of hard drive space. It has a single drive that contains the system and vz partitions. I'd like to install a new drive and move the vz partition to it. This ...
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Tell ubuntu to ignore dead hard drive during booting?

How can I tell Ubuntu to ignore my dead hard drive during booting? I know my secondary hard drive is bad, but I cannot take it out. Every Reboot takes forever because Ubuntu tries to read from it for ...