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newfs(1M)							     newfs(1M)

       newfs - construct a new file system

       FStype] specific_options] special

       The  command  is	 a "friendly" front-end to the command (see mkfs(1M)).
       The command calculates the appropriate parameters and then  builds  the
       file system by invoking the command.

       special represents a character (raw) special device.

       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	Current	 valid	Fstype
			     values  are:  and for the HFS and JFS (VxFS) file
			     systems, respectively.

	      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 actions.
			     The  command  line	 is generated by incorporating
			     the specified options  and	 arguments  and	 other
			     information  derived  from This option allows the
			     user to verify the command line.

       Execute the command to create an HFS file system on

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

       File that specifies the default file system type.
       Static information about the file systems.

       fsck(1M), fstyp(1M), mkfs(1M), newfs_hfs(1M), newfs_vxfs(1M), fstab(4),
       fs_wrapper(5), disk(7).


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