Re: How to obtain UUID of drives (squeeze udev lacks vol_id)
>>> I'd want *proof* (i.e., booting into different distros) that different
>>> mkswap invocations generate different UUIDs.
>> I have no idea what proof I can provide except to say that I have been
>> caught by that.
>> I installed a second distribution and I could either not prevent it
>> from running mkswap or forgot to prevent it from doing so and I had,
>> when I rebooted into the first distribution, an error message about
>> swap. And it turned out that the swap UUID had been modified.
> Expert install or simple install?
The partioner is the same for both; and why does it matter anyway
since the UUID was modified?