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mkfs(1M)							      mkfs(1M)

       mkfs - construct a file system (generic)

       FStype] specific_options] special

       FStype] special

       The  command  creates a file system by writing on the special file spe‐
       cial.  operands are listed on file-system-specific  manpages  (see  the

       recognizes the following options:

	      Specify the file system type on which to operate (see
			     fstyp(1M)	and fs_wrapper(5)).  If this option is
			     not included on the command line, then  the  file
			     system type is determined from the file by match‐
			     ing special with an entry in that file.  If there
			     is	 no  entry  in	then  the  file system type is
			     determined from the file

	      Display the command line that was used to create the  file  sys‐
			     The  file system must already exist.  This option
			     provides a means of  determining  the  parameters
			     used to construct the file system.

	      Specify options specific to the file system type.
			     specific_options  is  a list of suboptions and/or
			     keyword/attribute pairs intended for  an  FStype-
			     specific  module  of  the	command.  See the file
			     system specific manual entries for a  description
			     of	 the  specific_options	that are supported, if

	      Echo the completed command line, but perform no other action.
			     The command line is  generated  by	 incorporating
			     the  specified  options  and arguments with other
			     information derived from This option  allows  the
			     user to verify the command line.

       Execute the command to create a 32MB HFS file system on

       Execute the command on an HFS file system, to recreate the command that
       was used to create the file system on

       was developed by HP and the University of California, Berkeley.

       Specifies the default file system type.
       Static information about the file systems.

       chmod(1),   bdf(1M),   df(1M),	 fsadm(1M),    fsck(1M),    fstyp(1M),
       mkfs_hfs(1M),  mkfs_vxfs(1M), newfs(1M), fstab(4), group(4), passwd(4),


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