mkfs.bfs(8) — Linux manual page


MKFS.BFS(8)               System Administration              MKFS.BFS(8)

NAME         top

       mkfs.bfs - make an SCO bfs filesystem

SYNOPSIS         top

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       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

OPTIONS         top

       -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

       -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 STATUS         top

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

SEE ALSO         top


AVAILABILITY         top

       The mkfs.bfs command is part of the util-linux package and is
       available from

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util-linux                      July 2011                    MKFS.BFS(8)

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