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Re: Label multimeanings : doc bug?




Le 27/02/2019 à 18:53, Richard Hector a écrit :
On 27/02/19 9:57 PM, Reco wrote:

A disklabel, as they call it in parted(8) applies to a disk device. Or a LUN.

Or any other partitionable block device, such as a software RAID array or a loop device.

A LABEL= is a filesystem attribute, it's impossible to have one without a filesystem.

A swap area can have a LABEL but is not a filesystem.

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

In blkid terminology this is called PARTLABEL (along with PARTUUID) to distinguish them from filesystem LABEL/UUID.