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SunOS man pages : labelit (1)

Maintenance Commands                                  labelit(1M)


labelit - list or provide labels for file systems


labelit [ -F FSType ] [ -V ] special [ operands ]


The labelit utility is used to write or display labels on unmounted disk file systems.


The following options are supported: -F FSType Specify the FSType on which to operate. The FSType should either be specified here or be determinable from /etc/vfstab by matching the special with an entry in the table. If no matching entry is found, the default file system type specified in /etc/default/fs will be used. -V Echo complete command line. This option may be used to verify and validate the command line. Additional information obtained using a /etc/vfstab lookup is included in the output. The command is not executed.


The following operands are supported. If no operands are specified, labelit will display the value of the labels. special The disk partition (for example, /dev/rdsk/c0t3d0s6). The device may not be on a remote machine. operands FSType-specific operands. Consult the manual page of the FSType-specific labelit command for detailed descriptions.


See largefile(5) for the description of the behavior of labelit when encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2**31 bytes).


The following exit values are returned: 0 Write or display of labels was successful. non-zero An error occurred. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 5 Feb 1997 1 Maintenance Commands labelit(1M)


/etc/vfstab list of default parameters for each file system /etc/default/fs default local file system type. Default values can be set for the following flags in /etc/default/fs. For example: LOCAL=ufs LOCAL The default partition for a command if no FSType is specified.


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|


volcopy(1M), vfstab(4), attributes(5), largefile(5) Manual pages for the FSType-specific modules of labelit


This utility may not be supported for all FSTypes. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 5 Feb 1997 2