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Re: grub configuration, boot.



Dj YB wrote:


>> If you run in a root terminal session the commands
>> 
>> fdisk -l
>> 
>> to see exactly what the device names are.  Then run
>> 
>> vol_id -u /dev/sdXn
>> 
>> Where X is the drive and n is the partition number.  You will get the
>> UUID
>> for the partitions.  You can then edit /boot/grub/grub.conf and make the
>> kernel line specify explicitly the partitions you want to use with the
>> syntax
>> 
>> root=UUID=.......

Is it necessary to do this?
I think grub will still accept the old /dev names, eg "root=/dev/sda6".

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