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[PATCH] ntfs UUIDs (Re: UUID-based boot (Re: [PATCH] Environment block s
[PATCH] ntfs UUIDs (Re: UUID-based boot (Re: [PATCH] Environment block support for grub2))
Sat, 7 Jun 2008 01:31:31 +0200
On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 01:22:23AM +0800, Bean wrote:
> > Then for the Vista use case, I suppose the remaining questions are if NTFS
> > supports UUIDs (or otherwise we have to ressort to labels?), and if we can
> > extract filesystem metadata from Windows (if possible without requiring that
> > a Cygwin installation is present).
> ntfs has a 64-bit serial number, it's not quite the same as uuid, but
> it can be used to identify the partition.
This patch adds the 64-bit serial number as UUID. But I'm not sure what is the
"standard" method to stringify this number. Apparently, Windows only prints
half of it in the dir command.
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