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RE: e2lable



Swap does not have a label....your problem is probably due to mkswap not
being used as recommended below. 

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>[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Jessica Zhu
>Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 4:20 PM
>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
>Subject: 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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