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Re: Flash drive name change -



On Sat, 2009-12-26 at 12:09 -0500, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Among the Christmas gifts were two small flash drives with the name
>     "HP v100w" which I would like to change but I haven't figured out
>     how to do it without reformatting them.
> 
>     Presently the appear to be formatted vfat and show up as /media/HP
>     v100w. The space in the name means I have to use quotes to address
>     them. I would prefer to call them fd3 and fd4.
> 
>     I refuse to believe there's no way to do this from my Linux system.
>     Perhaps someone can tell me how?
> 
>     Bob
> 
> 

I seem to remember using gparted for labelling MS formatted drives

You can use mtools (mlabel)but its a bit painful

John



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