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Re: e2lable



Instead of using mkfs, run mkswap. And then either an entry in /etc/fstab 
or use swapon to set the swap area up.

Jessica

On Thu, 27 Oct 2005, Shane Presley wrote:

> 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:
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
> > > [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Tom Greaser
> > > Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 1:39 PM
> > > To: redhat-list redhat com
> > > Subject: e2lable
> > >
> > > 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
> >
> > Can you do a dump of your partitions and your fstab and post please?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> > Albert Smith
> > Sr. Unix Systems Administrator
> > HPCSA, RHCT
> > Genex Services
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