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Re: SOLVED -- Re: Help... Can't boot! (but more issues)

On Sat, 2009-01-03 at 14:51 -0500, John Aldrich wrote:
> Well, I got it working finally... but i'm having some issues... the  
> display is slightly off screen to the right, and I can't adjust it on  
> the monitor because the left side is already at 0.
> I used to be able to access the display settings, etc from the  
> desktop, but that's not possible. Also, I discovered that the "/home"  
> partition I wanted to save was on the disconnected drive, so when I  
> was swapping my cable around on sda and sdb to get them to be in the  
> order the system wanted, I also hooked /dev/sdc back up. Now, how do I  
> get my "old" /home to be /home? All I have is a uuid in fstab. I  
> suppose I could edit it and make it like the old style, but I'm not  
> sure that would work.
> Two questions then:
> 1) How do I access the display settings to change the refresh rate to  
> adjust the horizontal positioning?
> 2) How do I tell Fedora 10 to move /home to a different location?
using UUID to identify partitions makes so much sense that you only need
to adopt in your old '/home'

to find out the uuid of your old '/home', figure out which partition it
is (i.e. /dev/sda7)

blkid /dev/sda7 # reports the UUID

copy that and paste into /etc/fstab for your /home mount


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