UUID in fstab.
varanasisai at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 06:16:34 UTC 2013
How to find UUID's for Disk volumes.
I have used sysctl -a | grep uuid and was able to find
are these the corresponding UUID's for swap and ufs.
I din't find /dev/ufsid folder to get the UUID's
I have used glabel and was able to create labels, system boots well,
everything works fine but I don't want to use labels (operating constraint:
to create labels I have to boot into single user mode, is there a way to
create labels on mounted partitions (I hope not)).
I found gptid folder which has boot UUID can this be used?
How to use UUID's in fstab?
I have tried using
# Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump
uuid=b55762fc-dcdd-11e2-a324-00155d55b20c / ufs rw 1 1
that din't work.
I found (from a post) /dev/ufsid/<uuid> should be used in fstab but I don't
see ufsid in /dev. Do we need to create this or does the system does it?
Using FreeBSD 9.1. created partitions using the guided partition tool.
Reason: using a SCSI storage driver which changes the drive name
accordingly but freebsd installer (boot) is unable to find the drives which
results in boot failure.
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