Grub and ubuntu, SOLVED
k5di at zianet.com
Sun Mar 16 18:43:56 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>> On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 11:10 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> I will try Google but but optimistic.
>> Googling for Ubuntu AND fstab brings this as the third hit:
>> At the bottom of this page is a further link to a help page about UUIDs.
>> It _is possible to find things out, and some people do it on a regular
> So do I but UUID is a total new concept to me. I found a place where
> they said to use vol_id -c device to get the UUID number but the newer
> software upchucks on the -c. You use just plain sudo vol_id /dev/hda2
> for example and it prints out what you need twice for some reason.
> I have my menu.lst and fstab fixed with maybe the right stuff. If it
> works when I reboot I'll know it's a winner :-)
I did reboot and the system dropped out like it used to, and it came
back up fast with no errors so the long list of numbers and letters
appears to be working. And I know how to get these long lists. Now to
put it all in my paper "How hard drives Work". I started this while
using Fedora 8 and now I will convert it to Ubuntu.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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