[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: upgraded systems won't boot from UUID volumes

On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 04:01:25PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:

> UUIDs are used by default AFAICS when the installer creates the
> fstab, and should work just fine.  Just looking and I don't have
> an example system which uses UUIDs /and/ LVM root, however--this
> does not appear to be the default for LVM.  While this is an
> important issue, the fact that it's not hit by default might be
> one reason for lowering the severity.

They are not used by default for filesystems on LVM, because LVM volume
names are already unique identifiers and fs UUIDs are *not* due to

So the patch here may or may not be appropriate to apply, but in no case
should you be referencing LVM volumes by UUID on /etc/fstab.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: