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Re: Label multimeanings : doc bug?




On 27/02/19 9:57 PM, Reco wrote:
> 	Hi.
> 
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 11:12:43PM -0800, Rusi Mody wrote:
>> Reco wrote:
>> Running parted on a logical volume is definitely not the best of ideas
>>
>> Sure! 
>>
>> My point was however that for a tool (eg gparted) where label already has the LABEL= sense this other (disklabel) terminology, more common in the BSD world, seems to be an avoidable confusion.
> 
> I see nothing to be confused about.
> A disklabel, as they call it in parted(8) applies to a disk device. Or a LUN.
> 
> A LABEL= is a filesystem attribute, it's impossible to have one without a filesystem.

It appears that GPT also supports a partition label, separate from any
filesystem label, and different from a BSD disklabel.

Richard

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