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Re: Question about menu.lst

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Question about menu.lst
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 14:49:09 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 09:47:10PM +0300, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
> >On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 02:42:00PM +0200, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
> >>Actually, you might want to use UUID or LABEL of the file system instead
> >>of device file name.
> >>
> >>You can get or set UUID or label with tune2fs like this:
> >>
> >># tune2fs -l /dev/sda1              (get information)
> >># tune2fs -L root-fs /dev/sda1      (set label)
> >
> >Would be cool if we had some way to probe for this in GRUB's "search" 
> >command.
> >
> >This would make a lot of the current headache disappear.
> >
> I think labels are already supported :)

Sorry, I was confusing labels with UUIDs.  The problem with labels is that
they aren't garanteed to be unique;  is that correct?

Robert Millan

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