GNOME Partition Editor - evolved into problem with chmod

Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) mihamina at
Fri Apr 3 13:58:07 UTC 2009

Thorny 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.

Did I mean that?
I indicated it in order to make Bret lists his partition.
In case he gave the wrong partition name to vol_id.

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