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 How-to name your removable device

You might have wondered how comes that your mp3 player is automatically mounted under a nice name like JUKEBOX for instance, while you usb stick simply get a name like USB_BAR and USB_BAR-1... for its partitions.
This is actually due to hal automatically mounting the device.
This tutorial will show you how to give a label to your partitions in order to have your removable devices mounted under an explicit location such as: /media/red-usb-disk or /media/my-big-fat-partition.

Labeling partition

 (Submitted by chantra Fri Jan 12, 2007 )


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