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Re: Disabling UUID in grub-mkconfig_lib

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Disabling UUID in grub-mkconfig_lib
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:24:33 +0400

В Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:09:44 +0100
Simon Hobson <address@hidden> пишет:

> Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
> > What exactly do you mean under "identify drives"? If you mean kernel
> > root=XXX parameter, just add (or change)
> > 
> > 
> > in /etc/default/grub. Your distribution may offer some GUI to edit this
> > file.
> At least in Debian, this only results in reverting to the old "sdxn" 

That was what OP asked for.

> format (with the potential problems that UUIDs were intended to deal
> with - it doesn't support "LABEL=root".

This belongs to a new thread then.

> Personally, while I see the point, I find UUIDs a bit of a PITA when 
> migrating/upgrading stuff. Labelling the partitions is a lot easier than 
> writing out the UUID and entering it into a system that's being 
> upgraded/migrated. Or trying to remember what partitions you're going to end 
> up with - yes I've had issues when moving VMs where I've got my xvdXn's mixed 
> up !
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