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MKFS.BFS

Section: System Administration (8)

Updated: July 2011

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NAME

mkfs.bfs - make an SCO bfs filesystem

SYNOPSIS

mkfs.bfs [options] device [block-count]

DESCRIPTION

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

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

OPTIONS

-N, --inodes number
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, --vname label
Specify the volume label. I have no idea if/where this is used.:
-F, --fname name
Specify the filesystem name. I have no idea if/where this is used.:
-v, --verbose
Explain what is being done.:
-c
This option is silently ignored.:
-l
This option is silently ignored.:
-h, --help
Display help text and exit.:
-V, --version
Display version information and exit. Option -V only works as --version when it is the only option.:

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 package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

EXIT CODES

SEE ALSO

AVAILABILITY