On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:13:11 -0600, Gary Aitken wrote: > On 09/12/13 15:51, Polytropon wrote: > > On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:39:26 -0600, Gary Aitken wrote: > >> I can't seem to find how to do this in the handbook or man pages. > >> I need to initialize a usb memory stick with an msdos file system. > >> Is it possible, or do I have to find a windoze system? > > > > It is possible. The OS provides the newfs_msdos tool. > > There is no need to deal with "Windows" for this task. > > > > Great, thanks. > I checked the newfs manpage but didn't look too carefully when the summary > line said "construct a new UFS1/UFS2 file system"
That's correct: newfs "refers to newfs_ufs" (which obviously initializes a UFS file system), but there are other newfs_* just as there are corresponding (and more) mount_* commands. See "man newfs_msdos" for more details. -- Polytropon Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"