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 newfs_vxfs(1M)						      newfs_vxfs(1M)




 NAME
      newfs - create a new VxFS file system

 SYNOPSIS
      /usr/sbin/newfs [-F vxfs] [-B] [-O disk_type] [-R swap] [-V] [-v]
	   [mkfs_vxfs_options] special

 DESCRIPTION
      newfs -F vxfs builds a VxFS file system by invoking mkfs.	 special
      specifies a character (or raw) file (for example, /dev/rdsk/c0t6d0).

    Options
      newfs recognizes the following options:

	   -F  vxfs	  Specify the file-system type vxfs.

	   -B		  Reserve space for boot programs past the end of
			  the file system.  If the file /usr/lib/uxbootlf is
			  present on the system, sufficient space to
			  accommodate that file is reserved; otherwise 691
			  kilobytes are reserved.  This option decreases the
			  size of the file system being created.  This
			  option cannot be used if the file-system size is
			  also specified using -s (see mkfs_vxfs options
			  below).

	   -O disk_type	  Use disk parameters from the disk_type named in
			  /etc/disktab.	 This option is provided for
			  backward compatibility with previous HP-UX
			  releases. Any parameters specified on the command
			  line will the corresponding values in
			  /etc/disktab.	 Any values not specified in the
			  command line and not shown in /etc/disktab are
			  defaulted.

	   -R swap	  Reserve swap megabytes of swap space past the end
			  of the file system.  This option decreases the
			  size of the file system to be created by the
			  specified number of megabytes.  -R cannot be used
			  if the file-system size is also specified using -s
			  (see mkfs_vxfs options below).

	   -V		  Echo the completed command line, but do not
			  execute the command.	The command line is
			  generated by incorporating the user-specified
			  options and other information derived from
			  /etc/fstab. This option allows the user to verify
			  the command line.

	   -v		  Specify verbose mode.	 newfs prints out its
			  actions, including the parameters passed to mkfs.



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      NOTE: You can specify the -R and -B options in the same command line.
      In that case, both the requested swap space and the space needed for
      boot programs are reserved.  These options are used when the file
      system size is defaulted to the size of the entire disk.

    mkfs_vxfs Options
      The following additional command-line options can be used to override
      default parameters passed to mkfs_vxfs:

	   -b block_size  File system block size in bytes. The default value
			  is 1024 bytes.

	   -o  largefiles | nolargefiles
			  Valid only for the Version 3 and later disk
			  layouts.  This option controls the largefiles flag
			  for the file system.	If largefiles is specified,
			  the bit is set and files two gigabytes or larger
			  can be created.  If nolargefiles is specified, the
			  bit is cleared and files created on the files
			  system are limited to less than two gigabytes.
			  The default is nolargefiles.	See mkfs_vxfs(1M),
			  mount_vxfs(1M) and fsadm_vxfs(1M).

	   -s size	  File system size in DEV_BSIZE blocks (defined in
			  <&lt&lt&lt;sys/param.h>&gt&gt&gt;).  The default value is the size of
			  the entire disk or disk section, minus any swap or
			  boot space requested.	 The size specifies the
			  number of sectors in the file system.	 By default,
			  size is specified in units of DEV_BSIZE sectors.
			  However, you can append a suffix to size to
			  indicate another unit of measure.  Append k or K
			  to indicate that the value is in kilobytes, m or M
			  to indicate megabytes, or g or G to indicate
			  gigabytes.

 EXAMPLES
      To create a VxFS file system on /dev/rdsk/c1t5d0 and reserve 40
      megabytes of swap space.

	   newfs -F vxfs -R40 /dev/rdsk/c1t5d0

 FILES
      /etc/disktab	  Disk description file.
      /etc/fstab	  Static information about the file systems.

 SEE ALSO
      fsadm_vxfs(1M), mkfs(1M), mkfs_vxfs(1M), mount_vxfs(1M), newfs(1M),
      disktab(4).






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