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Re: Memory card has no UUID. How to give it one?

On Sun, 20 Dec 2009 09:16:24 -0500, Paul Cartwright wrote:

> On Sun December 20 2009, Camaleón wrote:
>> I am not sure that "vfat" and "ntfs" volumes can handle so easily
>> "uuid". Maybe someone can confirm this point :-?
> an entry in my /etc/fstab:
> /dev/disk/by-uuid/686C-7E81 /media/usb_DAWGS vfat
> users,atime,rw,nodev,noexec,nosuid,noauto  0 0
> yes, it works. at least vfat.

Yes, but the point here is how can you "change" that value. Not just 
reading, but modifying.

I guess "uuid" is set at the time of formatting, automatically, so I 
think it depends on the capabilities of the tool which was used to format 
the unit. 



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