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Re: grub: eval vars for linux command / write config agnostic to other d

From: Felix Miata
Subject: Re: grub: eval vars for linux command / write config agnostic to other disks
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 16:47:24 -0400
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Pascal-liste composed on 2020-03-28 21:20 (UTC+0100):

> Felix Miata in English composed:

>> Pascal Hambourg composed on 2020-03-28 20:49 (UTC+0100):

>>> The kernel
>>> itself does not understand UUID or LABEL.
>> ...
>>> You'd rather use a persistent identifier that the kernels kows about :
>>> PARTUUID. Get the value with blkid.

>>> Can't remember whether the kernel knows about PARTLABEL too, which would
>>> be nicer. Guess not.

>> Something here seems wrong.

> Can you elaborate ? What do you think is wrong here ?

Not knowing more than I wrote is why I asked. What's a LABEL or PARTLABEL or 
for if the kernel doesn't understand it?

>> My bootloaders' kernel cmdlines have been including
>> root=LABEL= syntax to the exclusion of root=UUID= for somewhere around 15-18 
>> years.

> So what ? How is it relevant with the topic ?

OP says this: [quote]LABEL=<label> or similar are not available when choosing 
root partition.[/quote]

I'd like to understand why it was said, and follow the thread to conclusion.
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