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Label a Linux Swap Partition


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#1 Guest_erik_*

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Posted 10 October 2007 - 01:46 PM

Is it possible to label a Linux Swap Partition? I can't find anything that allows me to do so.
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#2 Guest_Jordan_*

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Posted 11 October 2007 - 02:25 PM

Yes, it is possible to label a Linux Swap Partition. You do it when creating/formatting it.

mkswap -L <labelname>

-L label Specify a label, to allow swapon by label. (Only for new style swap areas.)
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