GEOM label clarification

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Fri Oct 16 23:03:26 UTC 2009

Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 00:43:37 +0300, Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at> wrote:
>> Is this your normal '/' filesystem, and is it mounted?
>> If it is reboot your system and select 'single user mode' from the
>> Then use glabel in the single user mode prompt.
>> This will not work if you just 'shutdown now', you have to reboot into
>> single user mode.
> Isn't it sufficient to unmount any partitions and keep /
> in -o ro mode, and then perform the glabel command, which
> is obviously best done in single user mode?

I had variable results on a few systems and feel it is safest to perform
a clean single user mode boot.

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