If I plug in my Kingston USB Stick, it automatically says
KINGSTON DataTraveller 2G (or similar) in every OS. So I assume it is saved on the Stick.
Is it possible to change this Description on the device itself to – let’s say
Customname Stick -, so it will be detected as such on ALL Computers?
It is especially needed on an embedded Linux device, with no console access at all.
It would also be enough to change the
To clarify things: This is also done with non-storage-devices like this WiFi Stick by Realtek:
Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.722929] usb 1-1.2: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci-pci Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.815555] usb 1-1.2: New USB device found, idVendor=0bda, idProduct=8179 Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.815562] usb 1-1.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.815566] usb 1-1.2: Product: 802.11n NIC Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.815569] usb 1-1.2: Manufacturer: Realtek Sep 23 17:05:28 minze kernel: [27419.815572] usb 1-1.2: SerialNumber: 00E04C0001
- put your flash drive in computer
- click the start button at the bottom left corner and click “computer”
- when you see your flash drive right click the name and click rename
- type in the name you want