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MKFS.BFS

MKFS.BFS

Section: Linux System Administrator's Manual (8) Updated: 12 Sept 1999
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NAME

mkfs.bfs - make an SCO bfs filesystem  

SYNOPSIS

mkfs.bfs [-N nr-of-inodes] [-V volume-name] [-F fsname] device [size-in-blocks]  

DESCRIPTION

mkfs.bfs creates an SCO bfs file-system on a block device (usually a disk partition or a file accessed via the loop device).

The size-in-blocks parameter is the desired size of the file system, in blocks. If nothing is specified, the entire partition will be used.  

OPTIONS

-N
Specify the desired number of inodes (at most 512). If nothing is specified some default number in the range 48-512 is picked depending 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.
-v
Be verbose.
 

EXIT CODES

The exit code returned by mkfs.bfs is 0 when all went well, and 1 when something went wrong.  

SEE ALSO

mkfs(8).  

AVAILABILITY

The mkfs.bfs command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT CODES
SEE ALSO
AVAILABILITY

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