How to load sata_nv before pata_amd on Kubuntu Hardy 8.04

Tom H tomh0665 at
Mon Nov 8 03:37:13 GMT 2010

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM, gene heskett <gheskett at> wrote:
> On Sunday, November 07, 2010 08:07:56 pm Ric Moore did opine:
>> Being an old grey head, I have yet to figure out WTF UUID's are supposed
>> to do for me. I MUCH prefer just using the actual devices. They only
>> thing I can imagine would benefit by such a scheme would be a RAID
>> device. Is that correct? Someone want to educate me on this? I'd
>> appreciate being clued in. Ric
> Well, from an even older & grayer beard, the UUID is set at the time the
> filesystem is initialized, and is unique to that partition.  It may look a
> lot more cumbersome when compared to say LABEL= stuff, but its possible to
> apply the same LABEL to every partition on the system, which for me is
> about 24, scattered over 4 ea 1Gb disks.  The UUID is unique even in that
> busy an environment.

Except that you can change the UUID of a filesystem so, if you're not
using UUIDs for mounting partitions, you could give all your
partitions the same UUID (it'd necessitate more typing - and more
complicated typing at that - than assigning the same label to all your

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