How to use mkntfs, I get "not a block device"
darius at dons.net.au
Thu Feb 5 03:26:42 UTC 2015
> On 4 Feb 2015, at 20:28, Thomas Mueller <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> 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.
> Should I wait for the bug fix to show in sysutils/fusefs-ntfs, or should I just do
> mkntfs -F /dev/gpt/SeaExp1-03 ?
> after kldload fuse .
Just use -F.
Note that mkntfs is unrelated to fuse - you can use the NTFS tools without touching FUSE at all - the only time FUSE is involved is when you mount an NTFS volume.
> I thought I'd seen error messages referring to block devices, or "not a block device" in FreeBSD and NetBSD before.
They were removed a while ago :)
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