ubuntu xchange /dev/sda with /dev/sdb

I want to change /dev/sda to /dev/sdb and /dev/sdb to /dev/sda .

I used following steps :

sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda | grep -A 2 Model


If anyone’s interested, I created a file called 10-local.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d:

# If the kernel matches a device as sda, change it to sdb.
 KERNEL=="sda", NAME="sdb"
# Vice versa.
 KERNEL=="sdb", NAME="sda"


#Add ID_SERIAL and other variables into the environment
ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="/dev/[sh]d[a-z]", IMPORT{program}="ata_id --export $tempnode"
#Add symlink to hard drive
KERNEL=="/dev/[sh]d[a-z]", ENV{ID_SERIAL}=="WD-WCANU1937055", SYMLINK+="timsdisks/500gb_a"


Reference :

The second possibility is to change UDEV rules. The rules will be processed during system boot, and guarantee you a permanently consistent behavior. A good guide on these rules ca be found here: http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html



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