Setting a drive's volume label

Bob Greschke bob at greschke.com
Fri Aug 5 04:37:31 CEST 2005


"Reinhold Birkenfeld" <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> wrote in 
message news:3lbahoF1143nqU1 at individual.net...
> Bob Greschke wrote:
>> Looks like the "label" system command will do it in Windows.  That's good
>> enough for this exercise.  So, in Linux...???
>
> "mlabel" in the "mtools" package will do what you need. "mkfs.vfat" can 
> also
> be given a volume label, but it will not allow you to set the label 
> without
> creating a new filesystem :)
>
> Reinhold

Perfect!  (Never heard of them :)  Thanks!

Bob





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