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NEWFS_SYSVBFS(8)        NetBSD System Manager's Manual        NEWFS_SYSVBFS(8)

newfs_sysvbfs -- construct a new System V Boot File System
newfs_sysvbfs [-FZ] [-s sectors] special
newfs_sysvbfs builds a System V boot file system on the specified spe- cial. If it is a device, the size information will be taken from the disk label and before running newfs_sysvbfs the disk must be labeled using disklabel(8); the proper fstype is ``SysVBFS''. Otherwise, the size must be specified on the command line. The following arguments are supported: -F Create file system to a regular file. -s sectors Create file system with specified number of disk sectors. -Z Fill file with zeroes instead of creating a sparse file.
disklabel(5), disktab(5), disklabel(8), diskpart(8)
A newfs_sysvbfs command first appeared in NetBSD 4.0.
UCHIYAMA Yasushi <>.
The sysvbfs support is still experimental and there are few sanity checks. NetBSD 10.99 September 12, 2016 NetBSD 10.99
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