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Re: GPT partions: capability for user friendly labels on partitions for all OSs?




Tom Browder composed on 2019-04-11 08:42 (UTC-0500):

> I run dual boot Deb/Win 10 on several systems, only one of which has UEFI
> capability (the latest, new as of last fall). Unfortunately, I failed to
> use the GPT on the new one, and the Win 10 disk management program doesn't
> show much info on the non-NTFS disks.

> Does GPT partitioning on Windows 10 allow a user-friendly label along with
> its UUID for a partition?

> If so, is that label visible with Debian system administration programs as
> well? 

Should be equivalent with Win10 and Debian to MacOS and openSUSE:
## Linux
# parted -l
Model: ATA ST1000DM003-1SB1 (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 1000GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
Partition Table: gpt
Disk Flags:

Number  Start   End     Size    File system    Name                     Flags
 1      1049kB  387MB   386MB   fat16          EFI                      msftdata
 2      387MB   38.3GB  37.9GB  hfsx           sda2 Mac OS X HFS+ system
 3      38.3GB  38.9GB  650MB   hfs+           Recovery HD
 4      38.9GB  500GB   461GB   hfsx           sda4 Mac OS X HFS+ data
 5      500GB   505GB   4429MB  linux-swap(v1) sda5 Linux Swap          swap
 6      505GB   539GB   34.1GB  ext4           sda6 openSUSE Leap
 7      539GB   573GB   34.1GB  ext4           sda7 Linux next
 8      573GB   1000GB  427GB   ext4           sda8 Linux Home

## MacOS
> diskutil list -all
/dev/disk0 (internal, physical):
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *1.0 TB     disk0
   1:       Microsoft Basic Data EFI                     385.9 MB   disk0s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS OS X System Partition   37.9 GB    disk0s2
   3:                 Apple_Boot Recovery HD             650.0 MB   disk0s3
   4:                  Apple_HFS sda4 Mac User Data p... 461.4 GB   disk0s4
   5:                 Linux Swap                         4.4 GB     disk0s5
   6:           Linux Filesystem                         34.1 GB    disk0s6
   7:           Linux Filesystem                         34.1 GB    disk0s7
   8:           Linux Filesystem                         427.2 GB   disk0s8
> system_profiler SPStorageDataType | egrep 'BSD|UUID|t Poin'
      Mount Point: /Volumes/EFI
      BSD Name: disk0s1
      Volume UUID: B7D872D6-51A3-39A8-AB54-69C5842C7A84
      Mount Point: /
      BSD Name: disk0s2
      Volume UUID: A99B09C3-37C0-3C4D-A3BC-0A2190C8FBE8
      Mount Point: /Volumes/sda4 Mac User Data partition
      BSD Name: disk0s4
      Volume UUID: D1A77490-BA19-3547-AA65-4BE3A2AE08F8
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