mkfs.cpm man page

mkfs.cpm — make a CP/M file system

Synopsis

mkfs.cpm [-f format] [-b boot] [-L label] [-t] image

Description

mkfs.cpm makes a CP/M file system on an image file or device.

Options

-f format
Use the given CP/M disk format instead of the default format.
-b bootblock
Write the contents of the file bootblock to the system tracks instead of filling them with 0xe5. This option can be used up to four times. The file contents (typically boot block, CCP, BDOS and BIOS) are written to sequential sectors, padding with 0xe5 if needed.
-L label
Label the file system. This is only supported by CP/M Plus.
-t
Create time stamps.

Return Value

Upon successful completion, exit code 0 is returned.

Errors

Any errors are indicated by exit code 1.

Environment

CPMTOOLSFMT Default format

Files

/usr/share/cpmtools/diskdefs CP/M disk format definitions

Authors

This program is copyright 1997–2012 Michael Haardt <michael@moria.de>. The Windows port is copyright 2000, 2001, 2011 John Elliott <jce@seasip.demon.co.uk>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

See Also

fsck.cpm(1), cpmls(1), mkfs(1), cpm(5)

Referenced By

cpm(5), fsck.cpm(1), fsed.cpm(1).

October 25, 2014 CP/M tools User commands