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Old 08-17-2004, 08:02 AM   #1
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How to change the label of a disk


I want to replace a disk in a Red Hat 9 server I use as Samba Domain Server. I have 2 SCSI disks and 2 IDE. During the initial setup I have made the following partitions:

IDE Device A:
Partition #1 > /boot
Partition #2 > /
Partition #3 > swap

IDE Device B:
Partition #1 > /public

SCSI Device A:
Partition #1 > /setup

IDE Device A:
Partition #1 > /ntprofiles

Now, I want to replace the IDE Device B: with a new SCSI disk. I can transfer all the data of the existing disk somewhere else. So I need a way to un-install the IDE disk (probably from fstab), then install the SCSI disk and name it (or better mount it) as /public.

My current fstab config is:
LABEL=/                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
LABEL=/boot             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
none                    /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
LABEL=/ntprofiles       /ntprofiles             ext3    defaults        1 2
none                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
none                    /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
LABEL=/public           /public                 ext3    defaults        1 2
LABEL=/setup            /setup                  ext3    defaults        1 2
/dev/hda3               swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
/dev/cdrom              /mnt/cdrom              udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
The new SCSI disk is exctacly the same as the SCSI Device A. Any hints? Thank you!


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