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Example of creating a file system

The following example creates a VxFS file system of 12288 sectors in size on a VxVM volume.

 To create a VxFS file system

  1. Create the file system:

# mkfs -F vxfs /dev/vx/rdsk/diskgroup/volume 12288

version 6 layout

12288 sectors, 6144 blocks of size 1024, log size 512 blocks
unlimited inodes, 5597 data blocks, 5492 free data blocks
1 allocation units of 32778 blocks, 32768 data blocks
last allocation unit has 5597 data blocks
first allocation unit starts at block 537
overhead per allocation unit is 10 blocks
initial allocation overhead is 105 blocks

  1. Mount the newly created file system.