MKUDFFS

Section: System Management Commands (8)
Updated: 2002-02-09
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NAME

mkudffs - create an UDF filesystem

 

SYNOPSIS

mkudffs [ switches ] device [ blocks-count ]

 

DESCRIPTION

mkudffs is used to create a UDF filesystem on a device (usually a disk). device is the special file corresponding to the device (e.g /dev/hdX). blocks-count is the number of blocks on the device. If omitted, mkudffs automagically figures the file system size.

 

OPTIONS

--help
Display the usage and list of options.

-b,--blocksize= block-size
Specify the size of blocks in bytes. Valid block size vales are 1024, 2048 and 4096 bytes per block. If omitted, mkudffs block-size is 2048.

-r,--udfrev= udf-revision
Specify the udf revision to use. Valid revisions are 0x0201, 0x0200, 0x0150, and 0x0102. If omitted, mkudffs udf-revision is 0x0201.

--lvid= logical-volume-ident
Specify the logical volume identifier.

--vid= volume-ident
Specify the volume identifier.

--vsid= volume-set-ident
Specify the volume set identifier.

--fsid= file-set-ident
Specify the file set identifier.

--strategy= strategy
Specify the allocation strategy to use. Valid strategies are 4 and 4096. If omitted, mkudffs strategy is based on the media-type.

--spartable= spartable-number
Specify the number of sparing tables to write to disc. Valid numbers are 1 - 4. This option implies --media-type=cdrw.

--media-type= media-type
Specify the media type. Valid media types are:
hd
hard drive
dvd
DVD (Digital Versital Disc)
dvdram
DVD-RAM (Digital Versital Disc-Random Access Memory)
worm
WORM (Write Once Ready Many)
mo
MO (Magneto Optical)
cdrw
CD-RW (CD Read-Write)
--space= space
freedbitmap
Freed bitmap
freedtable
Freed table
unallocbitmap
Unallocated bitmap
unalloctable
Unallocated table
--ad= ad
inicb
Allocation Descriptors in ICB
short
Short Allocation Descriptors
long
Long Allocation Descriptors
--noefe
Don't Use Extended File Entries
--u8
Use 8-bit unicode for file names
--u16
Use 16-bit unicode for file names
--utf8
Use UTF-8 for file names

 

EXIT STATUS

mkudffs returns 0 if successful, non-zero if there are problems.

 

AUTHOR

Ben Fennema <bfennema@falcon.csc.calpoly.edu>

 

AVAILABILITY

mkudffs is part of the udftools package and is available from http://linux-udf.sourceforge.net.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT STATUS
AUTHOR
AVAILABILITY

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