Bug 591038 - cfdisk shows wrong ntfs label when opening some disk
cfdisk shows wrong ntfs label when opening some disk
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: util-linux-ng (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
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Reported: 2010-05-11 05:59 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2010-10-07 07:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-10-07 07:19:56 EDT
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cfdisk window (21.01 KB, image/gif)
2010-05-11 05:59 EDT, Joachim Backes
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gparted window (35.20 KB, image/gif)
2010-05-11 06:00 EDT, Joachim Backes
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Description Joachim Backes 2010-05-11 05:59:50 EDT
Created attachment 413081 [details]
cfdisk window

Description of problem:
I labeled a NTFS partition on a disk with  "ntfslabel /dev/sdc5 WINDOWS_BACKUP"
But when opening that disk with "cfdisk", it shows only [^K] as label, and not WINDOWS_BACKUP.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
util-linux-ng-2.17.2-4.fc13.i686

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a disk partition
2.Label it with ntfslabel
3.run cfdisk for that disk
  
Actual results:
[^K] is displayed as label

Expected results:
the correct label

Additional info:
"gparted" shows the label correct!
Comment 1 Joachim Backes 2010-05-11 06:00:42 EDT
Created attachment 413082 [details]
gparted window

gparted window for the same disk.
Comment 2 Karel Zak 2010-10-07 07:19:56 EDT
You have to update to F-14, the old cfisk version does not use libblkid, so the  support for filesystems is pretty poor. 

The change is too invasive to be backported to F-13. Sorry.

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