How do I edit labels for a fat-32 (or vfat) partition

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Sep 16 12:53:06 UTC 2005

Carthik Sharma wrote:
> After spending the better part of the day, I figured out what needed to be
> done to have /dev/sda* be mounted at the required place in /media/ ...
> It's got to do with HAL. One can create and place one's own .fdi files in
> /etc/hal/fdi/ to decide what the desired mount point is, besides other
> things, such as whether to sync or not. In any case, I have attached my
> spanking new ipod.fdi and work-usb.fdi files that I have placed in that
> directory to this mail. Learning new stuff is fun!

Cool!  I knew hal was involved in there, but hadn't got that far myself. 

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