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swaplabel(8) [linux man page]

SWAPLABEL(8)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						      SWAPLABEL(8)

swaplabel - Print or change the label / UUID of a swap area SYNOPSIS
swaplabel [-L label] [-U UUID] device DESCRIPTION
swaplabel will display or change the label / UUID of a swap partition located on device (or regular file). If the optional arguments -L and -U are not present, swaplabel will simply display the swap area label and UUID of device. If an optional argument is present, then swaplabel will change the appropriate value of device. These values can also be set during swap creation using mkswap(8). The swaplabel utility allows to change the label or UUID on actively used swap device. OPTIONS
-h, --help Print help and exit. -L, --label label Specify a new label for device. Swap partition labels can be at most 16 characters long. If label is longer than 16 characters, swapinfo will truncate it and print a warning message. -U, --uuid uuid Specify a new UUID for device. UUID must be in the standard 8-4-4-4-12 character format, such as is output by uuidgen(1). AUTHOR
swaplabel was written by Jason Borden <> and Karel Zak <>. AVAILABILITY
swaplabel is part of the util-linux package and is available from SEE ALSO
mkswap(8), swapon(8), uuidgen(1) Linux 2 April 2010 SWAPLABEL(8)

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FINDFS(8)						       System Administration							 FINDFS(8)

findfs - find a filesystem by label or UUID SYNOPSIS
findfs will search the block devices in the system looking for a filesystem or partition with specified tag. The currently supported tags are: LABEL=<label> Specifies filesystem label. UUID=<uuid> Specifies filesystem UUID. PARTUUID=<uuid> Specifies partition UUID. This partition identifier is supported for example for GUID Partition Table (GPT) partition tables. PARTLABEL=<label> Specifies partition label (name). The partition labels are supported for example for GUID Partition Table (GPT) or MAC partition tables. If the filesystem or partition is found, the device name will be printed on stdout. The complete overview about filesystems and partitions you can get for example by lsblk --fs partx --show <disk> blkid EXIT STATUS
0 success 1 label or uuid cannot be found 2 usage error, wrong number of arguments or unknown option AUTHOR
findfs was originally written by Theodore Ts'o <> and re-written for the util-linux package by Karel Zak <>. ENVIRONMENT
LIBBLKID_DEBUG=all enables libblkid debug output. SEE ALSO
blkid(8), lsblk(8), partx(8) AVAILABILITY
The findfs command is part of the util-linux package and is available from Linux Kernel Archive < /util-linux/>. util-linux March 2014 FINDFS(8)

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