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Section: Linux System Administrator's Manual (8)
Updated: 12 Sept 1999Index
mkfs.bfs - make an SCO bfs filesystem
SYNOPSISmkfs.bfs [ -N
nr-of-inodes] [ -V
volume-name] [ -F
creates an SCO bfs file-system on a block device(usually a disk partition or a file accessed via the loop device).
Thesize-in-blocksparameter is the desired size of the file system, in blocks.If nothing is specified, the entire partition will be used.
- Specify the desired number of inodes (at most 512).If nothing is specified some default number in the range 48-512 is pickeddepending on the size of the partition.
- -V volume-label
- Specify the volume label. I have no idea if/where this is used.
- -F fsname
- Specify the fsname. I have no idea if/where this is used.
- Be verbose.
The exit code returned bymkfs.bfs
is 0 when all went well, and 1 when something went wrong.
- EXIT CODES
- SEE ALSO
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