[ubuntu-uk] how to change hdd/partition numbering
renjith4 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 12:54:24 GMT 2008
These links may be of help although i personally support Kris's comments..
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=246506 (Some ideas about changing
the name for USB HD, the technique is similar for normal hard disk too)
http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Partition.html ( Linux partition Guide)
On 23/01/2008, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/01/2008, Vitorio Okio <ovitorio at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I've deleted with GParted unwanted Dell Utility partition sited the
> > on my HDD. This partition was set as /dev/sda1, so all others followed
> > correspondignly: /dev/sda2, /dev/sda3, etc.
> > Now after deleting and booting back in Ubuntu my now first partition is
> > still marked as /dev/sda2. And all others follow.
> > How can I change this? I would like my first partition being set /dev/
> > sda1, etc.?
> > Thank you.
> > --
> > ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> > https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> That's the FSTAB mount points, I don't know if the OS would like these
> being changed, as GRUB bases its boot on these mount points... I'm not
> sure, anybody else?
> Kris Douglas
> Softdel Limited Hosting Services
> Web: www.softdel.net
> Mail: kris at softdel.net
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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