[arch-general] Re-install of Arch on a larger drive
joanayma at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 16:14:56 UTC 2018
You can makefs with an arbitrary uuid, or, as been said, switch to labels:
>From `man mkfs.ext4`:
*-L** new-volume-label*Set the volume label for the filesystem to
*new-volume-label*. The maximum length of the volume label is 16 bytes.
*-U** UUID*Create the filesystem with the specified UUID
On 19 Mar 2018 4:10 pm, "Eli Schwartz via arch-general" <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 03/18/2018 01:08 PM, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:
> > On Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:46:21 +0100
> > Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:33:19 -0500, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:
> >>> On Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:30:27 +0100 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >>>> The "dd" command is inappropriate, a "cp -a" is the most reasonable
> >>>> solution. However, UUIDs are still an issue, the average desktop
> >>>> computer user should consider to prefer a lable over an UUID.
> >>> Why is it inappropriate? It should work fine, and work with no other
> >>> changes. Even the UUIDs/Labels would be the same that way.
> >> If so, don't beat around the bush, simply provide the command that does
> >> it all :).
> > If you need more than what Ricardo Band already posted, you're beyond
> Known issue, just stick with the second half of your sentence. :p
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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