[lug] grub confusion

Michael D. Hirsch mhirsch at nubridges.com
Tue Mar 2 07:32:02 MST 2004

On Monday 01 March 2004 06:56 pm, D. Stimits wrote:

> One thing that sticks out is that I switched from LABEL= syntax after I
> failed to get any variation to work this way. FYI, how does one go about
> viewing labels? tune2fs apparently only writes them, and does not read
> labels. In the past I've tended to shift away from labels due to
> multiple installs and hard-coded partition numbering being more clear
> when it comes time to alter hardware.

use e2label to print out the labels:
[1013] root at mhirsch:grub> e2label /dev/hda5
[1014] root at mhirsch:grub> e2label /dev/hda6


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