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cvmkfs(1)                                                          cvmkfs(1)




NAME

       cvmkfs - Initialize a Xsan Volume


SYNOPSIS

       cvmkfs [-GF] [-a key] [-n ninode[k|m|g]] [file_system_name]


DESCRIPTION

       cvmkfs  will initialize a Xsan volume optionally using file_system_name
       as the name. If no name is supplied, a list of volumes configured  will
       be  presented.  Active file systems may not be re-initialized. The user
       will be prompted for a confirmation before initializing the volume.

       WARNING: This will destroy ANY existing volume data for the named  Xsan
       volume!


OPTIONS

       -a key Set the affinity of the root directory to key.

       -G     Bypass "Press return to continue..." type prompts.

       -F     Bypass all verification prompts (Force command)
              WARNING: Use this flag with extreme caution!

       -n ninode[k|m|g]]
              Pre-allocate ninode inodes.
              NOTE: This option has been deprecated.


FILES

       /Library/Logs/Xsan/data/*


SEE ALSO

       cvfs(1), snfs_config(5)



Xsan File System                 December 2005                      cvmkfs(1)

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