Re: Bug#461104: RFP: label -- Set or change label to partition disk
On 17-Jan-08, 14:52 (CST), "brian m. carlson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 02:32:16PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> Aren't there already ways to do this? For example,
>> # tune2fs -L <some_label> /dev/[sh]d[a-z][1-15]
> If you're looking for naming a partition, then yes, that method works
> (assuming, of course, that it is ext). If you're looking for a
> disklabel (also known as a partition table), then that method won't
> work, but you can use parted or the appropriate fdisk tool. It's
> somewhat difficult to tell, since there is no long description.
> Consider this a request for one.
Looking at the website, it appears to be the former. It looks like a
wrapper that determines whether the FS in question is ext or msdos,
and make the appropriate utility call.
However, I don't read Spanish, so there may be more to it.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net