cdist-type__install_mkfs - Man Page

build a linux file system

Description

This cdist type is a wrapper for the mkfs command.

Required Parameters

type

The filesystem type to use. Same as used with mkfs -t.

Optional Parameters

device

defaults to object_id

options

file system-specific options to be passed to the mkfs command

blocks

the number of blocks to be used for the file system

Examples

# reiserfs /dev/sda5
__install_mkfs /dev/sda5 --type reiserfs

# same thing with explicit device
__install_mkfs whatever --device /dev/sda5 --type reiserfs

# jfs with journal on /dev/sda2
__install_mkfs /dev/sda1 --type jfs --options "-j /dev/sda2"

See Also

mkfs(8)

Authors

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2011 Steven Armstrong. 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.

Referenced By

cdist-type__install_mount(7).

Jun 17, 2020 6.6.0 cdist