[SATLUG] UUID gone wrong

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 21:15:30 CDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 7:35 PM, mark mayfield <mayfield_mark at att.net> wrote:
> have a look at this page
>  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=678629
> Steps you must take for each and EVERY partition on the cloned drive:
> 1. Generate a new UUID
> At the terminal prompt type:
> Code: uuidgen
> (a unique number you can use as a UUID will appear - copy to paste into
> next command)
> Code: sudo tune2fs /dev/sdb? -U paste_above_number_here
> (replace sdb? with whatever your drive designation actually is - e.g.
> sdb2, hdb3, etc)
> You can check the UUID associated with a partition with this command at
> a terminal:
> Code: vol_id /dev/sdb?
> Repeat the above for each partition and now you will have a "clone"
> drive that at least has
> unique UUIDs for each partition and wont cause problems due to
> duplicated UUIDs caused by the cloning process.
> You will need to adjust the grub menu.lst (or if you use grub2 the grub
> custom file). Or just reinstall grub (I would just reinstall grub on the
> new drive0.

Mark,  thanks a lot for your advice.  I will get busy
and implement this and then report back once I have
it squared away.


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