e2label will display or change the volume label on the ext2, ext3, or
ext4 filesystem located on device.
If the optional argument volume-label is not present, e2label will
simply display the current volume label.
If the optional argument volume-label is present, then e2label will
set the volume label to be volume-label. Ext2 volume labels can be
at most 16 characters long; if volume-label is longer than 16
characters, e2label will truncate it and print a warning message.
It is also possible to set the volume label using the -L option of
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E2fsprogs version 1.43.5-WIP February 2017 E2LABEL(8)