How to use mkntfs, I get "not a block device"
darius at dons.net.au
Tue Feb 3 22:33:29 UTC 2015
> On 3 Feb 2015, at 22:59, Thomas Mueller <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> I can't format a partition for NTFS with fusefs-ntfs port, using mkntfs.
> Error message is
> root at amelia:~ # mkntfs /dev/gpt/SeaExp1-03
> /dev/gpt/SeaExp1-03 is not a block device.
> Refusing to make a filesystem here!
The port should really patch this out (IMO) - it doesn't make sense on FreeBSD since it doesn't _have_ block devices.
If you pass it the -F flag it should let your format the disk.
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