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Re: UUID - autmatically entries?

On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Hans-J. Ullrich <hans.ullrich@loop.de> wrote:
> during an update all devices were changed from /dev/sdX to its UUID.
> This included /etc/fstab and /etc/crypttab. Does somebody know, which package
> did the changes? As I had to reinstall and used my old configurations (backup),
> my UUIDs are now wrong. Of course, I can edit all files manually, but if a
> script or a package does that automaticaly, it would be easier and avoid
> errors (i.e. typos).
> Just another question: Can UUIDs be changed or must they stay forever? (I saw
> the application "uuid-gen", which creates a new one, but seems not to make
> them active)

Re the last question: assuming that you're using extX, "tune2fs -U
..." is the command.

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