UUID in fstab.
varanasisai at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 20:38:02 UTC 2013
Thanks for the support.
I want to use the uuid's found using sysctl -a in fstab.
/dev/gptid/ has only uuid for boot partition.
On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> maybe what you are looking for?
> On Aug 21, 2013, at 12:16 AM, varanasi sainath wrote:
> > Hello,
> > How to find UUID's for Disk volumes.
> > I have used sysctl -a | grep uuid and was able to find
> > <type>freebsd-swap</type>
> > <rawuuid>b55ff220-dcdd-11e2-a324-00155d55b20c</rawuuid>
> > <type>freebsd-ufs</type>
> > <rawuuid>b55762fc-dcdd-11e2-a324-00155d55b20c</rawuuid>
> > 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
> > 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
> > Pass#
> > 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
> > see ufsid in /dev. Do we need to create this or does the system does it?
> > Note:
> > 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
> > results in boot failure.
> > Thanks,
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