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Old 08-06-2008, 10:01 PM
Aniruddha
 
Default How do I enable UUID in Debian? (Thanks!)

On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 06:31 +1000, Alex Samad wrote:

> Yep this will work (ie the UUID), not sure about the init statement,
> have a look in /boot/grub/menu.lst, there should be a line that looks
> like
> # kopt=root=/dev/md1 ro console=tty0 selinux=0
>
> but update-grub should look at your fstab, which should have something
> like
>
> UUID=<UUID> / .....
>
> don't be too worried about stuffing it up, with grub you can always edit
> the line at boot up, in fact try testing before hand
>
> Alex
>
> > >

Thanks all for the help! I've added the following line to my grub.conf and all works fine now


> title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.25-2-686-bigmem
> root (hd0,1)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25-2-686-bigmem root=UUID=da99b664-75cb-4809-9521-e0f282cc0522 ro quiet
> initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.25-2-686-bigmem
>


Regards,

Aniruddha



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Old 08-10-2008, 10:10 AM
Andrei Popescu
 
Default How do I enable UUID in Debian? (Thanks!)

On Thu,07.Aug.08, 00:01:30, Aniruddha wrote:

> Thanks all for the help! I've added the following line to my grub.conf and all works fine now
>
>
> > title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.25-2-686-bigmem
> > root (hd0,1)
> > kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25-2-686-bigmem root=UUID=da99b664-75cb-4809-9521-e0f282cc0522 ro quiet
> > initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.25-2-686-bigmem
> >

Until the next 'update-grub'. You should not change the lines directly,
but the one starting with "# kopt=" and then run 'update-grub'. Read the
file, it's self documenting.

Regards,
Andrei
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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
 

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