UUID anomaly

R Kimber richardkimber at btinternet.com
Fri Jul 9 08:59:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 07:39:41 +0200
Nils Kassube wrote:

> I suppose you used "blkid" and not "sudo blkid". Calling blkid without 
> sudo doesn't necessarily tell you the current state but the one from the 
> cache file /etc/blkid.tab which was written when blkid was last used 
> with sudo.

Ah!  Thank you.  Now they match.  Gparted was right it seems. Maybe there's
a case for making blkid not useable without sudo (etc).  I found the blkid
command on a webpage that made no mention of root privileges.

- Richard.
Richard Kimber
Political Science Resources

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