mkfs command creates a VxFS file system by writing to a special character device file. The special character device is a raw disk device or a Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) volume.
mkfs builds a file system with a root directory and a
mkfs, you must create the target device.
See to your operating system documentation.
If you are using a logical device (such as a VxVM volume), see the VxVM documentation.
Creating a VxFS file system on a Logical Volume Manager (LVM) or Multiple Device (MD) driver volume is not supported in this release. You also must convert an underlying LVM to a VxVM volume before converting an ext2 or ext3 file system to a VxFS file system.
vxvmconvert(1M) manual page.
mkfs_vxfs(1M) manual pages.
To create a file system
mkfs [-t vxfs] [generic_options
] [-o specific_options