*BASH User Commands Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Server coreutils
GNU/Linux
FINDFS(8)                    MAINTENANCE COMMANDS                    FINDFS(8)



NAME
       findfs - Find a filesystem by label or UUID

SYNOPSIS
       findfs LABEL=label

       findfs UUID=uuid

DESCRIPTION
       findfs  will  search  the  disks in the system looking for a filesystem
       which has a label matching label or a  UUID  equal  to  uuid.   If  the
       filesystem is found, the device name for the filesystem will be printed
       on stdout.

AUTHOR
       findfs was originally written by Theodore Ts'o (tytso@mit.edu) and  re-
       written for util-linux-ng package by Karel Zak (kzak@redhat.com).

AVAILABILITY
       The  findfs  command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is avail-
       able from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.

SEE ALSO
       blkid(8) fsck(8)




Linux                            February 2009                       FINDFS(8)