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Old 06-10-2012, 06:06 AM   #1
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fstab only has labels, not /dev/stuff needed for e2fsck


I need to run an e2fsck on one of my arrays, but looking in fstab it only has labels which I don't think work with e2fsck. How do I find out what the label really is so I can put that in the e2fsck command to check that?
 
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Readlink /dev/disk/by-label/<whatever>
 
Old 06-10-2012, 06:16 AM   #3
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When I do Readlink /data it says command not found
 
Old 06-10-2012, 06:20 AM   #4
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Huh - readlink is in coreutils ...

Try "ls -al /dev/disk/by-label".
 
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I'm booted into repair filesystem mode, and all I know is the label of it, not the /dev/whatever I need to e2fsck it
 
Old 06-10-2012, 06:26 AM   #6
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Don't try to interpret what I said, do what I said.
 
Old 06-10-2012, 06:29 AM   #7
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Are you saying literally dev disk then whatever my label is?
 
Old 06-10-2012, 06:34 AM   #8
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No, he is saying that you literally type in the command
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ls -al /dev/disk/by-label
 
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I get ls: /dev/disk/by-label no such file or directory
 
Old 06-10-2012, 10:28 AM   #10
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Post your fstab. Are you sure you are using labels vs UUIDs? Are you using LVM?
Are there any other directories in /dev/disk?

Maybe the blkid command will provide the necessary information.

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This is the volume i'm trying to e2fsck

LABEL=/data /data ext3 defaults 1 2

only thing under /dev/disk is by-path, which then has like 20 things under it.

looks like blkid does give me the /dev/whatever of each label!
 
  


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