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e2label(8) - e2label - Change the label on an ext2/ext3 filesystem - man 8 e2label

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E2LABEL(8)                                                          E2LABEL(8)



NAME
       e2label - Change the label on an ext2/ext3 filesystem

SYNOPSIS
       e2label device [ new-label ]

DESCRIPTION
       e2label  will  display  or  change  the  filesystem  label  on the ext2
       filesystem located on device.

       If the optional argument new-label is not present, e2label will  simply
       display the current filesystem label.

       If  the  optional  argument new-label is present, then e2label will set(7,n,1 builtins)
       the filesystem label to be new-label.  Ext2 filesystem labels can be at
       most  16  characters  long;  if(3,n) new-label is longer than 16 characters,
       e2label will truncate(2,7) it and print a warning message.

       It is also possible to set(7,n,1 builtins) the filesystem label using the -L option  of
       tune2fs(8).


AUTHOR
       e2label was written by Theodore Ts'o (tytso@mit.edu).

AVAILABILITY
       e2label  is  part  of  the  e2fsprogs  package  and  is  available from
       http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net.

SEE ALSO
       mke2fs(8), tune2fs(8)




E2fsprogs version(1,3,5) 1.35           February 2004                      E2LABEL(8)

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