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Re: get partition by name

From: Michael Zimmermann
Subject: Re: get partition by name
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:20:07 +0200

as it seems this commands looks for some filesystem specific label only. What I need is the partition name set in the GPT/MBR partition table.

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 1:04 PM, Colin Watson <address@hidden> wrote:
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 10:25:51AM +0200, Michael Zimmermann wrote:
> currently GRUB allows selecting partitions by the partition number only -
> like (hd0,11).
> Sometimes - especially for embedded systems it would be useful to be able
> to select them by the name define in the partition table. like: (hd0,boot)
> or (hd0,rootfs).
> Are they any plans(or existing features which I missed) for this?

Use the "search" command.

Colin Watson                                       [address@hidden]

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