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Re: Alias for pen drives



On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 09:44:35PM +0930, Tim wrote:
> Windows file system on it, and you usually will be, then the mtools
> package has what's needed to twiddle that.  You need to play with the
> mtools configuration file to give your device a drive letter, just for
> this task, so that you can rename the drive.
> But it's usually easier to plug the device into a Windows box and
> "rename" the drive.  i.e. Plug it into Windows, right-click its icon,
> rename it.  Then, Linux will use that drive name as the label.

Or just reformat the drive with

mkfs -t vfat -n yourlabel /dev/whatever

(and whatever other options).



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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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