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.\" Copyright 1999 Andries E. Brouwer (aeb@cwi.nl)
.\" May be freely distributed.
.TH MKFS.BFS 8 "July 2011" "util-linux" "System Administration"
.SH NAME
mkfs.bfs \- make an SCO bfs filesystem
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B mkfs.bfs
.RI [ options ] " device " [ block-count ]
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B mkfs.bfs
creates an SCO bfs filesystem on a block device
(usually a disk partition or a file accessed via the loop device).
.PP
The
.I block-count
parameter is the desired size of the filesystem, in blocks.
If nothing is specified, the entire partition will be used.
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.BR \-N , " \-\-inodes " \fInumber\fR
Specify the desired \fInumber\fR of inodes (at most 512).
If nothing is specified, some default number in the range 48-512 is picked
depending on the size of the partition.
.TP
.BR \-V , " \-\-vname " \fIlabel\fR
Specify the volume \fIlabel\fR. I have no idea if/where this is used.
.TP
.BR \-F , " \-\-fname " \fIname\fR
Specify the filesystem \fIname\fR. I have no idea if/where this is used.
.TP
.BR \-v , " \-\-verbose"
Explain what is being done.
.TP
.B \-c
This option is silently ignored.
.TP
.B \-l
This option is silently ignored.
.TP
.BR \-h , " \-\-help"
Display help text and exit.
.TP
.BR \-V , " \-\-version"
Output version information and exit.
Option
.B \-V
only works as
.B \-\-version
when it is the only option.
.SH "EXIT CODES"
The exit code returned by
.B mkfs.bfs
is 0 when all went well, and 1 when something went wrong.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR mkfs (8).
.SH AVAILABILITY
The mkfs.bfs command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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