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Re: Finding the root device of a labeled partition

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Finding the root device of a labeled partition
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2016 13:30:42 +0300

On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 12:38 PM, Simon Wydooghe
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Cheers Andrei, that works perfectly! Never would have found out about the
> regexp command I think.
> To answer your question why I don't want to alter the bootloader location:
> these USB sticks get autoprovisioned by Foreman using preseed and I prefer
> to not tweak the preseed too much. Also, I want the USB sticks to be
> bootable when they are not chainloaded, which I suppose would not be the
> case if I were to write the bootcode to a partition instead of a device? I
> might be wrong there...

Traditional MBR code does nothing more than chainloading bootloader
from partition, so of course it would boot as well. I won't be
surprised if this is already the case, what are you using as
bootloader on these sticks?

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