GRUB now supports specifying the root by UUID. Please help test.

Paul Gevers paul at
Wed Oct 15 14:31:55 UTC 2008

>> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic
>> root=UUID=317035b6-01ae-4847-982e-140731db8fd9 ro quiet splash

> root		(hd0,0)
> kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic root=UUID=a8aa4adb-b3e6-4e1d-b4ad-e6cd704788b2 ro  

If I understand the stuff correctly the example is ONE line, so compare
it with your second line. AFAIK the root (hd0,0) stays the same, also in
new setups.


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