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Re: [solved] Re: Change partition numbering

On Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:55:42 -0500
David Wright <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote:

> Quoting Joe (joe@jretrading.com):
> > 
> > What happens next depends on exactly what's on the partitions, and
> > where the references to /dev/sda1, etc. are. I think there is only
> > likely to be trouble where grub is involved, as it stores actual
> > disc locations.
> I think you're confusing grub with LILO. Grub can read partition
> tables, UUIDs, LABELs and filesystems.

To a certain extent, but grub still hardcodes partitions by number into
its bootloader, hence Rodolfo's need to rescue. Again, presumably this
wouldn't be a problem if UUIDs/labels were used.


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