[ubuntu-in] renaming / re-identifying external hard disk partitions (SOLVED)
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Tue Feb 12 16:23:40 GMT 2008
Ramnarayan.K said the following on Tuesday 12 February 2008 03:05 PM:
> One more problem solved
> On Feb 12, 2008 10:22 AM, Balaji Narayanan <lists at balajin.net
> <mailto:lists at balajin.net>> wrote:
> e2label will be your friend.
> after install the e2tools the e2label worked fine.
> because it was , seemingly, not working i had tried a few different
> rename options
> which are as follows and i cannot truly say which one worked
> sudo sudo e2label /media/disk 2linux (most probably the working command)
> sudo e2label /dev/sdb1 "2linux"
I guess it is this once since you are modifying the device.
> the change did not take place till i rebooted ???
> this is my current renamed external device profile
> /dev/sdb1 ext3 92G 53G 35G 60% /media/2linux
> /dev/sdb2 vfat 56G 1.3G 55G 3% /media/disk
> as you can see it renamed the device at the mount point and not the
> device it self
This is correct. The mountpoint is autocreated and the disk is mounted
there. You will always see actual device name on the left side.
you could have unmounted, unplugged and plugged the disk without a reboot.
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