UUID anomaly

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jul 9 17:23:17 UTC 2010

On 07/08/2010 10:39 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> R Kimber wrote:
>> Following some partition resizing that appeared to go well, I've
>> discovered that gparted reports the id of sdc7 as:
>>     ae8fcccb-59d9-4b7e-aa02-c301eee02c8f
>> whereas blkid reports it as:
>>     ed0b56e7-7a08-4e94-8c52-3de8d5e5c6fb
>> Which is correct?  Are there other ways of finding the UUID that I
>> can use to check?
> 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.
> Nils

Ah. I automatically use 'sudo blkid' - good point.

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