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,--inodesnumber Specify the desired number of inodes (at most 512). If nothing is specified, some default number in the range 48 is picked depending on the size of the partition.

-V,--vnamelabel Specify the volume label .I have no idea if/where this is used.

-F,--fnamename 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.

AVAILABILITY

The mkfs.bfs command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

SEE ALSO

mkfs(8)

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