Provided by: reiser4progs_1.0.5-1_i386 bug

NAME

       mkfs.reiser4 - the program for creating reiser4 filesystem.

SYNOPSIS

       mkfs.reiser4 [ options ] FILE1 FILE2 ... [ size[K|M|G] ]

DESCRIPTION

       mkfs.reiser4 is reiser4 filesystem creation program. It is based on new
       libreiser4 library. Since libreiser4 is fully plugin-based, we have the
       potential  to create not just reiser4 partitions, but any filesystem or
       database format, which is based on balanced trees.

COMMON OPTIONS

       -V, --version
              prints program version.

       -?, -h, --help
              prints program help.

       -y, --yes
              assumes an answer ’yes’ to all questions.

       -f, --force
              forces mkfs to use whole  disk,  not  block  device  or  mounted
              partition.

MKFS OPTIONS

       -b, --block-size N
              block size to be used (architecture page size by default)

       -L, --label LABEL
              volume label to be used

       -U, --uuid UUID
              universally unique identifier to be used

       -s, --lost-found
              forces mkfs to create lost+found directory.

PLUGIN OPTIONS

       -p, --print-profile
              prints  the  plugin  profile. This is the set of default plugins
              used for all parts of a  filesystem  --  format,  nodes,  files,
              directories,  hashes,  etc.  If  --override  is  specified, then
              prints modified plugins.

       -l, --print-plugins
              prints all plugins libreiser4 know about.

       -o, --override TYPE=PLUGIN, ...
              overrides the default plugin of the type "TYPE"  by  the  plugin
              "PLUGIN" in the plugin profile.

              Examples:

              assign  short  key  plugin  to  "key"  field  in order to create
              filesystem with short keys policy:

              mkfs.reiser4 -yf -o key=key_short /dev/hda2

REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <umka@namesys.com>, <reiserfs-list@namesys.com>

SUPPORT

       You can get support at http://www.namesys.com/support.html

SEE ALSO

       libreiser4(8),        measurefs.reiser4(8),         debugfs.reiser4(8),
       fsck.reiser4(8) cpfs.reiser4(8) resizefs.reiser4(8)

AUTHOR

       This manual page was written by Yury Umanets <umka@namesys.com>