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Re: [SLE] HD partition names
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjohNOSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 08:38:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211220838.02302.andjohNOSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 22 November 2002 08.06, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> Linux doesn't care about label names.

That depends on what you mean with "care about". It doesn't need them,
certainly, but it can use them. If you label your root partition FOO you can
then have

LABEL=FOO / ext2 defaults 0 0

in /etc/fstab. It can, in some cases, make things easier.

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