near disaster averted - "can not find /dev/by-id/xxxx"

Goh Lip g.lip at
Wed May 19 16:12:30 UTC 2010

On 05/19/2010 11:53 PM, O. Sinclair wrote:

>> That said, I don't understand how or why Sinclair's UUIDs got changed.
> You did get that right, the edit part of grub menu that made it possible
> to boot and drop to a root shell. Once that edit was done it seems
> update-grub replaced all uuid with /dev/sda2 for whatever reason.
> I found the solution at ubuntuforums so I am certainly not the only one
> that has seen this mishap though in most cases it seems like a botched
> update caused it. Since I have made no update for several days and
> rebooted plenty times since I also have no idea whatsoever that caused
> the BSOD.

Good that you shared this with us and as I said before,

> But glad you've got this sorted out.

Take care, good luck - Goh Lip

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