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Build a linux file system.

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Dec 18, 2016
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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

mkfs(8)

AUTHORS

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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