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Old 03-18-2007, 12:21 AM   #1
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Changing removable HDD mount point (not /dev name)


Using FC5.

I have an external USB HDD and its volume label was name "My Book" when I bought it. It mounted under /media/My Book when I plugged it in.

I used WinXP "label" command and mlabel command to rename it to "MyBook" but now it mounts under /media/MYBOOK. How can I make it mount under /media/MyBook?

Thanks for your help.

Old 03-18-2007, 12:38 AM   #2
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You can create the mountpoint MyBook and mount it manually, or edit you /etc/fstab file to mount it to MyBook. I suspect you already know how to create a directory, but just in case,
mkdir /media/MyBook
but you probably need to be root, or use sudo.


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