How to label a disk

frmas frmas at
Fri Jan 23 18:41:37 UTC 2009

Matthew Flaschen a écrit :
> sda5.  That's the partition the ext3 filesystem is on.  The "extended"
> partition is just an artificial construct designed to allow more than 4
> partitions on a drive.  Incidentally, you could get rid of it since you
> have only one partition.  However, that would require reformatting.

OK, thank you Matthew. It has worked just fine.
Is it possible to "mount" that disk at the beginning of the backup
process (I wrote a batch file for backing up two or three directories),
and umount it at the end ?Francois

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