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Build a linux file system.

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04/07/2016
CDIST-TYPE__INSTALL(7)                                                     CDIST-TYPE__INSTALL(7)

NAME

cdist-type__install_mkfs - build a linux file system

DESCRIPTION

This cdist type is a wrapper for the mkfs command.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

type The filesystem type to use. Same as used with mkfs -t.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

device defaults to object_id options file system-specific options to be passed to the mkfs command blocks the number of blocks to be used for the file system

EXAMPLES

# reiserfs /dev/sda5 __install_mkfs /dev/sda5 --type reiserfs # same thing with explicit device __install_mkfs whatever --device /dev/sda5 --type reiserfs # jfs with journal on /dev/sda2 __install_mkfs /dev/sda1 --type jfs --options "-j /dev/sda2"

SEE ALSO

· cdist-type(7) · mkfs(8)

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011 Steven Armstrong. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3).

AUTHOR

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc> Author.
04/07/2016 CDIST-TYPE__INSTALL(7)
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cdist-type__install_mkfs(7) referred by cdist-reference(7) | cdist-type__install_mount(7)
refer to cdist-type(7) | mkfs(8)