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Re: [PATCH] Scan root device dynamically at startup

From: Tomáš Ebenlendr
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Scan root device dynamically at startup
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 14:05:59 +0200 (CEST)
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Dne 29 Květen 2008, 12:46, Bean napsal(a):

> I think this is the most convenient way of installing grub2 in vista.
> User don't need any customization. They just add the entry and copy
> /boot/grub to any supported partition. Besides, our driver currently
> don't support UUID, and some partition doesn't have UUID (like FAT).

Every FAT has serial number, generated when first formating of partition,
it is only 4 bytes, so it is not as unique as UUID but it suffices.

Other filesystems often have similar identifiers.

Tomas Ebenlendr

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