e2label



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
       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).



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 1.38             June 2005                        E2LABEL(8)

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