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Re: dev fs LABEL=/



From: "Mike Watson" <mikew crucis net>
> On Sunday 05 October 2003 10:47 pm, jdow wrote:
> > From: "Chuck Wolber" <chuckw quantumlinux com>
> >
> > > > > I have this same problem with 2.4.20 on RH8.  Is there anyway
> > > > > to remove a FS label?  That appears to be the problem.
> > > >
> > > > The program 'e2label' is just what you're looking for.
> > >
> > > Or go old skool:
> > >
> > > tune2fs -L label-name /dev/hdX
> >
> > "Logically" if the fstab "LABEL=/" does not work with devfs then some
> > translation process is not taking place correctly. That means the
> > disk label MAY mean nothing. If its presence guarantees a
> > mistranslation then the only help is "e2label <path to device>" to
> > create a blank or empty label. If you figure out what the form is for
> > <path to device> simply use that in fstab and be done with it.
> >
> > I wonder if this is somehow related to having the wrong mod-utils
> > with the kernel package.
> >
> > {^_^}   I also admit, I don't guarantee the logic above. There could
> >         be a fatal issue with devfs that means you just aren't going
> >         to boot using devfs the way you want.
> 
> The parameters for e2lable is
> e2label  <device> <label>
> 
> If no 2nd parameter is furnished, e2label returns the value of the 
> existing label.  So how do you specific a blank label?

Normally that is an exercise left to the newby. But I'll be nice.

e2label <device> ""

That is an empty label which should be the same as no label.

{^_^}




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