[CentOS] swap labeling annoyance
m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Jan 6 12:25:13 UTC 2012
Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> On 01/05/2012 06:14 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> mkswap -L SWAP-sda3 /dev/sda3
> I didn't know you could create a label within the mkswap command. I
> always used "e2label" as in:
> e2label /dev/sda2 myswap
> Try it with e2label just in case. Also, are you able to activate the
> swap using just the block device as reference?
Can't do that: e2label is *only* for an ext2/3/4 partition, and won't
work with swap (or at least it didn't when I tried it last year). mkswap
-L <label> /dev/sdx
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