initialize msdosfs on memory stick?

Gary Aitken vagabond at
Thu Sep 12 22:13:21 UTC 2013

On 09/12/13 15:51, Polytropon wrote:
> 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.

Great, thanks.
I checked the newfs manpage but didn't look too carefully when the summary
line said "construct a new UFS1/UFS2 file system"

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