Multi meaning of label: Doc bug

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 00:43:21 EST 2019


On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:12:28 AM UTC+5:30, Rustom Mody wrote:
> Ref: This stackexchange post:
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/q/503241/323121
> 
> Context: Theres this guy who's really struggling with disk partitioning LVM etc concepts.  That point is not directly relevant to this question.
> 
> My answer on that post tries to clarify that 'label' can mean 3 things at least; 
> and that just in the context of disks, partitions etc. Quite confusing!!
> 
> My question: In his parted output he has
> 
> Error: /dev/mapper/lubuntu--vg-home: unrecognised disk label
> 
> In which sense is this 'label' used??
> 
> Is it the Open/Free-BSD sense? Or the partition label sense?

OOps wrong list! Sorry!


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