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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       e2label - Change the label on an ext2 filesystem

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       e2label device [ new-label ]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       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

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

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

AVAILABILITY    [Toc]    [Back]

       e2label	is  part  of  the  e2fsprogs  package  and  is	available from

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       mke2fs(8), tune2fs(8)

E2fsprogs version 1.27		  March 2002			    E2LABEL(8)
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