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Re: fdisk and labels



On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 16:07 -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> > To label a partition use "e2label /dev/sdaX myLabel".
> 
> And just for completeness, usb thumbdrives can be labeled with mtools'
> mlabel command.  Doing so has the nice property of giving a meaningful
> name to the mount point when the thumbdrive is plugged into f9 and
> perhaps earlier.  Ditto for CD's and DVD's labeled with "mkisofs -V
> label".

On Fedora 9, mtools may not be installed on many systems, but you can
use /sbin/dosfslabel for the same purpose, I believe.

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