initialize msdosfs on memory stick?

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu Sep 12 21:51:47 UTC 2013

On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:39:26 -0600, Gary Aitken wrote:
> I can't seem to find how to do this in the handbook or man pages.
> I need to initialize a usb memory stick with an msdos file system.
> Is it possible, or do I have to find a windoze system?

It is possible. The OS provides the newfs_msdos tool.
There is no need to deal with "Windows" for this task.

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