[arch-general] genfstab, fstab, seclabel, UUID vs. PARTUUID, and Arch Wiki

Damien Robert damien.olivier.robert+gmane at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 14:49:21 UTC 2014

vixsomnis  wrote in message
<1415310458.3989983.188006897.47934212 at webmail.messagingengine.com>:
> I don't know if it was able to mount root. Gummiboot was probably fine
> with the PARTUUID. The problem was in fstab. At any rate, have you heard
> of seclabel?

Probably from SELinux which I don't use.
> Have you tried switching your fstab to PARTUUIDs? I was wrong about this
> being in the beginner's guide (it's actually on the fstab page), but I'm
> curious if it'll work.

Yes, I tried it on a VM and it works. Anyway if genfstab did not work,
there was probably a problem with detecting the partitions (it uses lsblk
to list them); what does lsblk --fs gives you?

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