GNOME Partition Editor - evolved into problem with chmod
mbrown7776 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 17:44:50 UTC 2009
you can try this it might give you want you are looking for.
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 12:27 PM, Bret Busby <bret at busby.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) wrote:
>> Bret Busby wrote:
>>> The Debian fstab entry (I edited the fstab file, to incorporate the
>>> partition, from the Debian side) is
>>> /dev/hdc8 /data ext3 defaults 0 0
>> Ubuntu fstab uses UUID, this way.
>> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
>> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
>> # /dev/sda1
>> UUID=8ee9b4b5-98f9-4849-93bf-cec44029ae8e /public ext3 defaults 0 0
>> The UUID is from the "vol_id -u /dev/sda1" command
> "Ah, there's the rub" (From Hamlet, I believe).
> As Ubuntu apparently uses the UUID instead of the device path, in the
> fstab, in the filesystem column, how do I get the UUID, to get a
> partition mounted?
> I have now managed to get the particular (hdc8) partition mounted, and
> writable, and written to, in Debian, but I now do not know how to get
> the file mounted in Ubuntu.
> If I try to get the UUID for the partition, by using the "vol_id -u"
> command, it returns "error opening device", I assume, because the device
> is not mounted.
> So, as I cannot mount the device, without the UUID, how do I get the
> UUID, if the device is not mounted?
> Thank you in anticipation.
> Bret Busby
> West Australia
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