VOLUME (MSX-DOS)
This page was last modified 14:02, 5 June 2020 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Gdx.

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Description

It's an MSX-DOS 1 tool created by Stefan Danes. You can find it on Dragon Disk 03.

This tool is not compatible with MSX-DOS 2 /Nextor, because the boot sector is used differently (you need to use the internal command VOL).

Command

Effect

Displays or changes the optional volume name on a disk.

Note: The FORMAT command deletes all data, including the optional volume name.

Syntax

VOLUME <Device>:<VolumeName>

All parameters are optional.

Parameters

Without parameters, VOLUME will displays the volume name on the disk in the currently active drive.

<Device> is the name for used device. It can only be a disk drive.

If you don't specify the drive, the computer will display or change the volume name of the disk in the currently active drive (by default, it's drive A:)

Device type Device name Remark
Disk drive A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H A floppy disk interface can control until 2 drives.


<VolumeName> is the volume name that you want to give to the disk inserted in the specified drive. It's a sequence of up to 8 alphanumeric characters.

Examples

A>VOLUME B:
A>VOLUME C:TEST

Related to

FORMAT

Environment

  • MSX1 and higher
  • Only MSX-DOS 1