CLI filesystem format tool
perrin at apotheon.com
Mon Apr 30 00:30:07 UTC 2007
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 06:16:39PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 03:53:19PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > Is there a simple command line tool in FreeBSD for creating a filesystem
> > on an already extant slice?
> > I'm working on a system with three main slices -- ad0s1, ad0s2, and
> > ad0s3. The ad0s2 slice is further split up into the default parts of a
> > FreeBSD install. The ad0s1 slice is in use by another OS. The ad0s3
> > slice has nothing of value on it, and I want to make it a FreeBSD-native
> > filesystem then mount it at /usr/home.
> > I've been hoping to find something akin to the Linux tool mkfs for this
> > purpose, but so far have come up empty. Isn't there something that
> > works similarly to that? Example:
> > command /dev/ad0s3 fstype
Thanks. That's exactly what I needed. It doesn't seem to show up for
any of the usual suspect search terms with apropos.
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