uuid -> /dev/sdx partition resize
gaf at blu.org
Sat Jun 26 12:59:58 UTC 2010
On 06/25/2010 08:58 PM, L wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Mikkel <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
>> On 06/25/2010 04:19 PM, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Mikkel <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
>>>> You may have to re-install Grub. When you change the size of the
>>>> /boot partation, you may change the physical location of Grub's
>>>> stage 1.5 loader that understands the file system. Grub stage 1 only
>>>> understands physical drive position, not file systems.
>>> Thanks Mikkel,
>>> That's what I wanted to know. So I will have to boot to linux rescue,
>>> chroot to the system and issue grub-install /dev/sda
>>> Does it matter if I use a F12 cd to do this on a F11 system?
>> No, it should not matter. You will still be using the Grub from F11
>> anyway once you chroot. I have done it using a generic rescue disk.
> you can check is UUID changed in /etc/fstab and /boot/grub.conf
> if changed you need to update them
> new UUID is in
> ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/
I just want to add that the Gparted stand-alone boot CD,
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/, is a much quicker solution than using a
distro LiveCD simply to change the size of partitions.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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