Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
mlabel [options] drive[label]
Label an MS-DOS filesystem
Overwrite any existing labels
Show the existing label.
Create a random serial number for the disk.
Choose a new serial number for the disk. It should be an eight-digit hexadecimal number with no spaces in it.