Is fsck obsolet for journaling FS? - Was: How do I Automount [snip]
tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 15:42:17 UTC 2015
On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 5:18 PM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Am Montag, den 30.11.2015, 20:34 +0200 schrieb Tom H:
>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 5:53 PM, C de-Avillez <hggdh2 at ubuntu.com>
>>> On Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:18:14 +0100 Ralf Mardorf <
>>> silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>> When Oliver said that fstab could be deleted, he was probably
>> of a default latest Ubuntu desktop use-case whereby someone has an
>> box with "/boot/efi", "/", "swap", and perhaps "/home". These
>> partitions have a GPT PART/UUID type  that's recognized by systemd
>> and are therefore auto-mounted correctly.
>>  Frustratingly, different tools label this property differently:
>> blkid --> n/a
>> fdisk --> Type-UUID
>> lsblk --> PARTTYPE
>> partx --> TYPE
> the kernel properly re-assigns "root=UUID=...." from the kernel
> commandline (as set by all ubuntu installers) to /dev/root and will
> just boot away with it ... (virtual filesystems are handled by a file
> outside of /etc/fstab that gets parsed on boot)...
This isn't the filesystem UUID.
It's the Partition Type GPT UID.
IIRC, the systemd developers call the feature "discoverable partitions."
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