[CentOS] add on sata card relabeling drives, installation

Sat Oct 1 04:56:46 UTC 2011
Cliff Pratt <enkiduonthenet at gmail.com>

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 5:03 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> UUID is, IMHO at least, the worst of all worlds due to the length
> and the user-unfriendliness of it all (it's been the Ubuntu default
> for a while, though!).  It is guaranteed unique (until you use
> complete clones), but is the most difficult to change and use.
Surely it is a single command? Two if you have to generate the UUID.
On my home machine I cloned my boot drive, then set the UUID of the
second drive with:

prompt> uuidgen
then cut and paste into
prompt> tune2fs /dev/sdb1 -U c491d94e-7004-4b08-9993-4c9a7a25b6b1
and check it with
prompt> blkid