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Old 08-13-2008, 10:01 PM   #1
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Question Changing the System Volume Serial Number on the Hard drive


I been looking everywhere trying to find the way to change the System Volume Serial Number on a Hard Drive in linux. this is the serial number that get generated everytime you format the hard drive. this is not the manufactures serial number. there are several way to do it on windows but can't find anything on linux. Can anyone help???
 
Old 08-13-2008, 10:01 PM   #2
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here is a link to a program that do it for windows
hxxp://www.codeproject.com/KB/system/change_drive_sn.aspx
 
Old 08-13-2008, 11:53 PM   #3
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If thats the same as the UUID then for ext2/ext3 you can use e2label. Otherwise maybe hdparm or sdparm would work.

Last edited by estabroo; 08-13-2008 at 11:58 PM. Reason: additional info
 
Old 08-15-2008, 11:01 PM   #4
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can you provide me with the complete command thank you
 
Old 08-15-2008, 11:30 PM   #5
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e2label device new_label

I don't know what the command would look like for hdparm or sdparm, I know you can query the drive with hdparm -I device
 
  


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