2 roots, 1 time

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 07:21:37 BST 2010


On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 12:46 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> On 08/17/2010 07:15 AM, Eric Lee Elliott wrote:
>> Partition Manager 1.01 shows 2 roots; /dev/sda4 & /dev/sda6 are both
>> listed as root & both have same UUID.
>> I have no clue where & how to go from here. I only found this in
>> preparation to install Maverick in a partition. This system should have
>> a sda1 boot partition, a sda4 20 GB Linux partition&  a sda3 logical
>> partition containing  2 more sda5-6 20 GB Linux partitions&  a 385 GB
>> sda3 partition for my files. Instead the logical partition has 3 Linux
>> partitions, not 2.
>> I will search for a command to determine which is root but the duplicate
>> UUID worries me.
>
> Please show output of
> sudo blkid
> sudo fdisk -l
> sudo parted -l
>
> Please confirm you are not using lvm or raid.

As well as the output of "cat /etc/fstab" and "mount -l" when booted
from your current install.

Did you clone your root partition as some point? I'm not familiar with
Partition Manager and its root designation (unless it is a label that
you have given your / partition) but if you have cloned your root
partition changing the uuid of the clone is simple (with ext2/3/4, but
I assume that it is with other filesystems too).



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