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.\" -*- nroff -*-
.\" Copyright 1993, 1994, 1995 by Theodore Ts'o. All Rights Reserved.
.\" This file may be copied under the terms of the GNU Public License.
.\"
.TH FINDFS 8 "February 2009" "util-linux" "System Administration"
.SH NAME
findfs \- find a filesystem by label or UUID
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B findfs
.BI LABEL= label
.sp
.B findfs
.BI UUID= uuid
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B findfs
will search the disks in the system looking for a filesystem which has
a label matching
.I label
or a UUID equal to
.IR uuid .
If the filesystem is found, the device name for the filesystem will
be printed on stdout.
.PP
.SH AUTHOR
.B findfs
was originally written by Theodore Ts'o (tytso@mit.edu) and re-written for
the util-linux package by Karel Zak (kzak@redhat.com).
.SH ENVIRONMENT
.IP LIBBLKID_DEBUG=0xffff
enables debug output.
.SH AVAILABILITY
The findfs command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR blkid (8)
.BR fsck (8)
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