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       mlabel - make an MSDOS volume label

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       The mlabel command adds a volume label to a disk. Its syntax is:
       mlabel [-vcsn] [-N serial] drive:[new_label]

       Mlabel displays the current volume label, if present. If new_label is not  given,  and  if
       neither  the  c nor the s options are set, it prompts the user for a new volume label.  To
       delete an existing volume label, press return at the prompt.

       The label is limited to 11 single-byte characters, e.g. Name1234567.

       Reasonable care is taken to create a valid MS-DOS volume label.  If an  invalid  label  is
       specified,  mlabel  changes  the  label (and displays the new label if the verbose mode is
       set). Mlabel returns 0 on success or 1 on failure.

       Mlabel supports the following options:

       c      Clears an existing label, without prompting the user

       s      Shows the existing label, without prompting the user.

       n      Assigns a new (random) serial number to the disk

       N serial
              Sets the supplied serial number. The serial number should be supplied as an 8 digit
              hexadecimal number, without spaces

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