Findfs

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findfs is a maintenance utility that finds a filesystem based on label or UUID.

It must be run as superuser or it will not see most drives.

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Usage

Find by label

 findfs LABEL=label

Find by UUID

 findfs UUID=uuid

Provided by

Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the [util-linux] project.

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