efi_mkdir(1M)efi_mkdir(1M)NAMEefi_mkdir - make an EFI directory
makes an EFI directory.
The EFI file system is based on the FAT file system and used by the
Itanium-based system BIOS to locate an HP-UX bootloader. See efi(4).
creates directory dirname in the EFI volume specified by devicefile.
If dirname already exists, exits with a diagnostic message, and the
directory is not changed. If more than one subdirectory needs to be
created to make dirname, exits with a diagnostic message and the direc‐
tory is not changed, unless the option is specified. dirname should be
relative to the root of the EFI volume specified by devicefile, not to
an HP-UX file system.
Options can be used singly or combined in any order before the file
names. The space between option and argument is optional.
devicefile is the device special file of the EFI file system where
the directory is to be made. Without the option, uses
the device file specified in the environment variable if
it is defined. The option overrides the environment
Create intermediate directories as necessary.
returns exit code 0 if the directory is made successfully. Otherwise
it prints a diagnostic message and returns nonzero.
0 Successful completion.
>0 Error condition occurred.
Create directory in device file which contains an EFI file system:
Create a directory in device file which contains an EFI file system,
when does not exist yet:
Create a directory in persistent device file (see intro(7)), which con‐
tains an EFI file system, when does not exist yet:
was developed by HP.
SEE ALSOefi_cp(1M), efi_fsinit(1M), efi_ls(1M), efi_rm(1M), efi_rmdir(1M),
Itanium(R)-based Systems Only efi_mkdir(1M)