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cdist-type__install_mkfs - build a linux file system

CDIST-TYPE__INSTALL_MKFS(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__INSTALL_MKFS(7)

NAME

cdist-type__install_mkfs - 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.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1