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Old 03-07-2014, 06:41 AM   #1
sunzeal
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Can't find UUID for all partitions ?


Earlier i had this problem where i couldn't find the UUID, problem was those partitions did not have File System in it. Once i formatted it with EXT4, than it displayed

One more query, is UUID generated for each and every partition that we create across disks ? Or are there any limitations to that ?

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Old 03-07-2014, 07:06 AM   #2
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Yes, a UUID is created when the partition is formatted with a file system.
 
Old 03-07-2014, 01:33 PM   #3
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GPT partitions do have their own UUID. Legacy MBR partitions do not.
 
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Earlier i had this problem where i couldn't find the UUID, problem was those partitions did not have File System in it. Once i formatted it with EXT4, than it displayed

One more query, is UUID generated for each and every partition that we create across disks ? Or are there any limitations to that ?
Yes and if your format the partition or change its file system type you will generate a new UUID
 
  


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