Setting a drive's volume label

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Wed Aug 3 09:37:27 CEST 2005


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



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