NTFSLABEL(8) System Manager's Manual NTFSLABEL(8)
ntfslabel - display/change the label on an ntfs file system
ntfslabel device [ new-label ]
ntfslabel will display or change the file system label on the ntfs file
system located on device.
If the optional argument new-label is not present, ntfslabel will sim-
ply display the current file system label.
If the optional argument new-label is present, then ntfslabel will set
the file system label to be new-label. NTFS file system labels can be
at most 128 Unicode characters long; if new-label is longer than 128
Unicode characters, ntfslabel will truncate it and print a warning mes-
It is also possible to set the file system label using the -L option of
mkntfs(8) during creation of the file system.
ntfslabel was written by Matthew J. Fanto (mattjfATuncompiled.com). This
man page was written by Anton Altaparmakov (aia21ATcantab.net).
ntfslabel is part of the ntfsprogs package and is available from
ntfsprogs version 1.9.4 April 2002 NTFSLABEL(8)