Monthly Archives: October 2018

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New C5 / M5 / T3 instance disk names

When we started using the new C5, M5 or T3-class instances (e.g. t3.micro, m5.large, m5d.large, c5.xlarge, etc) we noticed that the disk device names are no longer the classic /dev/sda1 or /dev/xvda that we were used to for years.  The new root disk name is /dev/nvme0n1 with the partition device names being /dev/nvme0n1p1, /dev/vnme0n1p2, etc. ... [...]

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