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mkudffs - create an UDF filesystem


mkudffs [ switches ] device [ blocks-count ]


mkudffs is used to create a UDF filesystem on a device (usually a disk). device is the
special file corresponding to the device (e.g /dev/hdX). blocks-count is the number of
blocks on the device. If omitted, mkudffs automagically figures the file system size.


--help Display the usage and list of options.

-b,--blocksize= block-size
Specify the size of blocks in bytes. Valid block size vales are 1024, 2048 and 4096
bytes per block. If omitted, mkudffs block-size is 2048.

-r,--udfrev= udf-revision
Specify the udf revision to use. Valid revisions are 0x0201, 0x0200, 0x0150, and
0x0102. If omitted, mkudffs udf-revision is 0x0201.

--lvid= logical-volume-ident
Specify the logical volume identifier.

--vid= volume-ident
Specify the volume identifier.

--vsid= volume-set-ident
Specify the volume set identifier.

--fsid= file-set-ident
Specify the file set identifier.

--strategy= strategy
Specify the allocation strategy to use. Valid strategies are 4 and 4096. If
omitted, mkudffs strategy is based on the media-type.

--spartable= spartable-number
Specify the number of sparing tables to write to disc. Valid numbers are 1 - 4.
This option implies --media-type=cdrw.

--media-type= media-type
Specify the media type. Valid media types are:

hd hard drive

dvd DVD (Digital Versatile Disc)

dvdram DVD-RAM (Digital Versatile Disc-Random Access Memory)

worm WORM (Write Once Ready Many)

mo MO (Magneto Optical)

cdrw CD-RW (CD Read-Write)

--space= space

freedbitmap Freed bitmap

freedtable Freed table

unallocbitmap Unallocated bitmap

unalloctable Unallocated table

--ad= ad

inicb Allocation Descriptors in ICB

short Short Allocation Descriptors

long Long Allocation Descriptors

Don't Use Extended File Entries

--u8 Use 8-bit unicode for file names

--u16 Use 16-bit unicode for file names

--utf8 Use UTF-8 for file names


mkudffs returns 0 if successful, non-zero if there are problems.

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