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NAME

mkfs.bfs - make an SCO bfs filesystem

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Availability

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
  Output 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/.


util-linux MKFS.BFS (8) July 2011
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