Re: rename flash drive auto mount point

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On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 9:56 PM, Kevin J. Cummings
<[email protected]> wrote:
> On 03/25/2011 04:33 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>
>> Look I don't want to be difficult. But this is a Fedora list and the
>> command mlabel that you are using does not exist in Fedora 14. So your
>> information about changing usb drive labels using mlabel -i
>> is useless to Fedora users.
>
> Let;s be clear here, since Tom, Carroll, mike, and Howard seem to have
> missed Aaron's point:
>
> Yes, mlabel is a part of Fedora.
>
> But, the version of mlabel that Fedora provides does *not* support the
> -i flag that the posted solution says to use.  Perhaps the -i flag is an
> Ubuntu only extension to their version of mlabel?
>
> So Aaron is right, the posted solution is not useful to Fedora users.

I've just re-read Aaron's post and, yes, I didin't realize that he
meant that "-i" doesn't exist.

It doesn't exist in Ubuntu either when you run "man mlabel" or "mlabel --help".

It does however work on both Fedora and Ubuntu to pass an mlabel
command to a Linux device ("mlabel -i /dev/sdXY ...") as opposed to a
DOS-like device (for example: "echo 'drive z: file="/dev/sdXY"' >
~/.mtoolsrc; mlabel -z f: ...").
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