GNOME Partition Editor - evolved into problem with chmod

Thorny thorntreehome at
Fri Apr 3 13:41:46 UTC 2009

On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 16:01:52 +0300, Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) posted:

> Bret Busby wrote:
>>> # /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).
> Uh? I dont know Hamlet ;-)
>> 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.
> Make a:
>      fdisk -l
> to see your available partitions.

That command won't give you the UUID of the partitions.

The command blkid will show the UUID of the partitions. Even unmounted
ones, Bret.

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