labelit - provide labels for file systems
/sbin/labelit special [ fsname volume [ -n ] ]
labelit can be used to provide labels for unmounted disk file systems or
file systems being copied to tape. You must be superuser to run labelit
. The -n option provides for initial labeling only (this destroys
With the optional arguments omitted, labelit prints current label values.
The special name should be the physical disk section (e.g.,
/dev/dsk/dks0d1s0), or the a rewind tape device (e.g., /dev/tape). The
device may not be on a remote machine.
The fsname argument represents the mounted name (e.g., root, u1, etc.)
of the file system.
Volume may be used to equate an internal name to a volume name applied
externally to the disk pack, diskette or tape.
For file systems on disk, fsname and volume are recorded in the
sh(1), fs(4), intro(7)
PPPPaaaaggggeeee 1111 [ Back ]