UUID for USB devices

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Fri Oct 28 04:01:54 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 16:25:37 -0700,
  Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net> wrote:
> Under Fedora 14 the following procedure worked for discovering the UUID 
> for a USB device.
> Insert device
> Look in /dev/disk/by-label for device
> Use file cmd to find device assigned
> Look in /dev/disk/by-uuid for the UUID assigned (link to same device)
> Alas, that no longer works. Anyone have an up-to-date procedure?

Does blkid tell you what you want to know?

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