How to list an UUID?
daniel at rimspace.net
Fri Mar 30 03:16:47 BST 2007
Ron Morse <rbmorse at comcast.net> writes:
> On Thursday 29 March 2007 10:33:22 Thilo Six wrote:
>> Ron Morse wrote the following on 28.03.2007 20:11:
>> > On Wednesday 28 March 2007 11:30:45 Thilo Six wrote:
>> >> man 8 vol_id
>> >> bye Thilo
>> > That's actually pretty useless. Why make someone
>> > unmount a partition just to check a UUID?
> My bad. vol_id wants sudo:
Well, it needs to open the raw block device and read data direct from
it. That doesn't need root access -- being a member of group 'disk'
gives you sufficient access to do it as a normal user.
The permissions on the device node are what matter:
daniel at enki:~$ ls -l /dev/sda1
brw-rw---- 1 root root 8, 1 2007-03-27 16:07 /dev/sda1
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