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Bash One-Liner to Determine Mountpoint from UUID
30 March 2011 @ 20:09 BST
by Paul

You are not the root user (and therefore do not have access to blkid), but you want to determine were a particular disk or partition is mounted. You know it is a particular disk, because you have the UUID, which is the quasi-unique identifier for the disk:

mount | grep `readlink -f /dev/disk/by-uuid/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx` | cut -d ' ' -f 3

Replace the x's with the UUID.




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