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Re: Grub module to return partuuid of a device such as (hd0, gpt1) at bo

From: Nick Vinson
Subject: Re: Grub module to return partuuid of a device such as (hd0, gpt1) at boot time
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2016 20:47:30 -0700
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On 08/14/2016 07:58 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> I think yours is in Linux user space while mine is grub boot time. I
> sent a second concept patch based on feedback and suggestions for a
> small change to grub probe command to set environment variable to guid
> of partition. Gpt partition guid is array of 16 uchar which is a bother.
> Do you access it directly too?

Yes I read that from the disk as well.  If you want to see my approach,
it's in the probe_partuuid() function (see:

There's also an older version of this patch set that I submitted back in
June.  You may find the review comments helpful.  The link to the
comments are:

Nicholas Vinson

> On August 14, 2016 9:43:14 PM CDT, Nick Vinson <address@hidden> wrote:
>     Steve,
>     I'm not part of the mailing list and I only periodically check it.
>     However, I was wondering if your request is the same as the code request
>     that I made earlier this month
>     (
>     If not could you tell me how it's different?  If they're different, it
>     might be worthwhile to combine our efforts into a single code change.
>     Let me know what you think,
>     Nicholas Vinson
> -- 
> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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