volume ID instead of a drive letter in xplorer²

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volume ID instead of a drive letter in xplorer²

Post by pearliner » 2018 Jul 10, 17:56

workround for this ?

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Re: volume ID instead of a drive letter in xplorer²

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Re: volume ID instead of a drive letter in xplorer²

Post by johngalt » 2020 Jul 29, 01:03

Sorry to resurrect this old thread, but my question is along the same lines as what the OP asked.

I'm going to be imaging my machine and converting it to a hypervisor, running my Windows install inside there as a VM, and the drive letters will obviously change. I was hoping to open actual drives in X² using VolID so those drives are always opened, regardless of what drive letter they may be assigned. The drives I'm referring to are not going to be formatted, so *should*, theoretically, retain their current VolIDs.

X² has 0 issues with junctions I've created that use the VolID as part of the path, but if I try to open a location in a new tab and try to use VolID, it simply refuses to open.

I created a dir on my D drive, under /mnt (lol Linux NE1?) and mounted my physical drive to the directory using the VolID _ it worked. But when I tried to reference it in X² in hte path, it would not load unless I specified the path to the folder itself. Which is counter-intuitive to what I want to achieve.
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Re: volume ID instead of a drive letter in xplorer²

Post by nikos » 2020 Jul 29, 06:04

did you try "mounting" the drive onto a folder as explained in the above blog article?

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