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Author: Didier Kryn
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] For all you automounter programmers
Le 28/04/2016 01:24, Steve Litt a écrit :
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:35:08 +0200
> Didier Kryn <kryn@???> wrote:
>> Le 27/04/2016 19:13, Steve Litt a écrit :
>>> Not all filesystems have labels.
>>       For my information, could you list some? Every filesystem I ever
>> used to format disks had one (ext?, reiserfs, btrfs, vfat)

>>       Didier
> You can make one with fdisk or cfdisk or parted or gparted or similar.
> Just fail to include a label.

> This isn't just a theoretical thing, lots of people don't label their
> thumb drives.
> Another issue is a lot of thumb drives have the same label. I bet there
> are millions with the label "backup".

     But there are tools on Linux to add a label to a filesystem; here 
is the first thing I do to a new usb stick:

     /sbin/dosfslabel /dev/sdb1 $my_name

     Very usefull when exchanging sticks.