How to load sata_nv before pata_amd on Kubuntu Hardy 8.04

Tom H tomh0665 at
Mon Nov 8 03:41:35 GMT 2010

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Reinhold Rumberger <rrumberger at> wrote:
> On Monday 08 November 2010, Ric Moore wrote:
>> 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.
> grub and other bootloaders are affected by these issues, too. This
> means that in some cases, UUIDs/labels are the only way to keep them
> booting properly, especially after a partitioning change.

Furthermore, grub2 now uses hardware IDs ("/dev/disk/by-id") to
identify its devices because it had the same problem with "/dev/sda",
"/dev/sdb", etc not being stable.

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