[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#602400: thunar: mount point for MP3 player is gibberish

John Lindgren john.lindgren at tds.net
Thu Nov 4 20:52:43 UTC 2010

Okay, I can reproduce this by deleting the volume label (mlabel -c). 
So, it is a bug somewhere (though probably not in Thunar).  The fact
that the weird name shows up in /dev/disk/by-label suggests to me that
it is at the kernel level, but I don't know much about that.

-- John

On 11/04/2010 04:23 PM, John Lindgren wrote:
> It seems the weird name was coming from a corrupted volume label in the
> root folder of the filesystem.  dosfslabel cannot read or set the volume
> label in the root folder (#506786), hence my confusion.
> It still seems an unlikely coincidence that the volume label should have
> gone corrupt at exactly the same time that I plugged both players into
> the computer.  I had mine plugged in earlier that day without any
> problem.  I will try to get a hold of the second player again and see if
> I can reproduce this, and in particular if I can reproduce it without
> Thunar and then without HAL running.
> -- John

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