USB Drive named NO_NAME?

Emily Brantley located at
Sun Nov 21 00:05:55 UTC 2004

On Sat, 2004-11-20 at 19:00 -0500, David L Norris wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-11-20 at 18:01 -0500, John Cox wrote:
> > /dev/sda1    /media/NO_NAME1  vfat    pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
> > 
> > I tried to edit the name in fstab but that had no effect.
> My guess would be that the FAT volume has no label.  HAL and such seem
> to use the volume label on hard disk volumes where possible.
> You can change the volume label under Windows.  I'm not sure there's a
> "native" way to change DOS volume labels on Linux.  You can use mlabel
> from the mtools package (yum install mtools) but that requires you to
> assign a drive letter (e.g. 'drive f: file="/dev/sda1"'
> in /etc/mtools.conf)

oh gosh... didn't realize it was a usb hard drive partition.  i'm
thinking of my usb key (which uses the vendor and product info) so i was
a little confused here...

yeah, try labelling the filesystem.

Emily Brantley <located at>
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