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Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: March 2002
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NAMEe2label - Change the label on an ext2 filesystem
SYNOPSISe2label device [ new-label ]
DESCRIPTIONe2label 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 the filesystem label to be new-label. Ext2 filesystem labels can be at most 16 characters long; if new-label is longer than 16 characters, e2label will truncate it and print a warning message.
It is also possible to set the filesystem label using the -L option of tune2fs(8).
AUTHORe2label was written by Theodore Ts'o ([email protected]).
AVAILABILITYe2label is part of the e2fsprogs package and is available from http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net.
SEE ALSOmke2fs(8), tune2fs(8)
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