In this Linux tip, learn how to use the blkid command. It gives you a very useful view of block devices on your Linux system. First, it shows the devices (e.g., /dev/sda1). It shows the UUIDs (the 128 bit long “universally unique identifiers”) associated with each of them, the block sizes, the file system types and, when available, the PARTUUIDs.
Source:: Network World – Data Center