rlengland verizon net wrote: > > I created the fstab entry only to test whether the device worked. > I'll remove it. > > I don't think I've placed a label on an external device after the > fact. What is the procedure? And does it have any harmful effects on > data on the device? > > This drive has someone's complete audio collection on it and they > would prefer to not loose it. :-) > How to do it depends on the file system. For 2e/e3 file systems, e2label will add a label without affecting the file system. For (V)FAT file systems, I have not found a good way to add a label under Linux. You can add one under windows without any problems. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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