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Re: e2lable



Related question...

When I have to restore a system from tape to new disks, I have to
start with a mkfs, so the partition labels aren't there.

It seems I can use e2label to re-add /boot and /.  But how can I add
the swap label?

Shane

On 10/26/05, Smith, Albert <Albert Smith genexservices com> wrote:
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Tom Greaser
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 1:39 PM
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> > Subject: e2lable
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> > would someone tell me what im missing.
> > I did an fdisk / mkfs.ext3 / e2lable
> > now.. the e2lable shows the correct info e2label /dev/sda1
> > /var but when i put that in my fstab it errors on boot..
> > cant find /var~~~~ you get the point..
> >
> > here is what i put in my fstab
> > LABEL=/var              /var                   ext3
> > defaults        1
> > 2
> >
> > and no.. the is no other disk with that lable in the system.!!
> >
> > Thanks e2fsprogs-1.38 rpm
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> If you let redhat  do the default partition setup on your system
> /dev/sda1 is normally  /boot
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> Can you do a dump of your partitions and your fstab and post please?
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> Thanks,
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> Albert Smith
> Sr. Unix Systems Administrator
> HPCSA, RHCT
> Genex Services
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