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Old 06-07-2006, 09:40 PM   #1
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How does one name an existing partition or volume in Linux?


You guessed it. A stinkin' NOOB! I've managed to get Debian running, wireless networking in place, with WPA I might add... So far I'm rediculously impressed w/myself. I missed command line! Anyway, I'm running short on time and I need to know how to name a volume or partition once it has been created. Thanks!
 
Old 06-07-2006, 10:04 PM   #2
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Might be the e2label command.
 
Old 06-07-2006, 10:46 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ,

if randyding's idea doesnt work you should try something like qtparted. It is a partitioning tool but could be used to rename the drive.
 
Old 06-10-2006, 10:34 AM   #4
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Thank you both! I'll give it a try today.
 
  


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