Ubuntu

gparted changes the UUID of swap file system after resizing

Reported by Eus on 2009-07-24
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GParted
Fix Released
Unknown
gparted (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gparted

Description: Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS
Release: 8.04
gparted:
  Installed: 0.3.5-1ubuntu5
  Candidate: 0.3.5-1ubuntu5
  Version table:
 *** 0.3.5-1ubuntu5 0
        500 http://10.0.0.51 hardy-updates/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.3.5-1ubuntu3 0
        500 http://10.0.0.51 hardy/main Packages

Problem:
Since after resizing a swap file system gparted always changes its UUID, several problems appear:
1. fstab needs to be modified so that the swap can be swapon properly in the next reboot.
2. /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume stalls so that hibernate does not work anymore.

Expected:
Resizing or moving a swap file system should not change its present UUID just like what happens when resizing other file systems of type ext2 or reiserfs.

Changed in gparted:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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