Paste number 241365: guix doc patch

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commit b1be14b0fa20187b69376f47e9f5e8a95bfa7c11
Author: Leo Famulari <>
Date:   Sat Dec 19 21:38:55 2015 -0500

    doc: Explain significance of partition labels.
    * doc/guix.texi (Preparing for Installation): Point out relationship
    between partition labels and the file-system configuration.

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index 06d70ba..88d3224 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -16,6 +16,7 @@ Copyright @copyright{} 2013 Nikita Karetnikov@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2015 Mathieu Lirzin@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2014 Pierre-Antoine Rault@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2015 Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer
+Copyright @copyright{} 2015 Leo Famulari
 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
 under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or
@@ -5456,6 +5457,13 @@ reliably refer to them in @code{file-system} declarations (@pxref{File
 Systems}).  This is typically done using the @code{-L} option of
 @command{mkfs.ext4} and related commands.
+Be sure that your partition labels match the value of their respective
+@code{device} fields in your @code{file-system} configuration, if your
+@code{file-system} configuration sets the value of @code{title} to
+"label", as do the example configurations found on the USB installation
+image under @code{/etc/configuration} (@pxref{Using the Configuration
 @c FIXME: Uncomment this once GRUB fully supports encrypted roots.
 @c A typical command sequence may be:

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