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mkfs.vfat

 
Creates an MS-DOS filesystem inside a partition. More information: https://manned.org/mkfs.vfat.
 
  • Create a vfat filesystem inside partition 1 on device b (sdb1):
     
    mkfs.vfat {{/dev/sdb1}}
     
  • Create filesystem with a volume-name:
     
    mkfs.vfat -n {{volume_name}} {{/dev/sdb1}}
     
  • Create filesystem with a volume-id:
     
    mkfs.vfat -i {{volume_id}} {{/dev/sdb1}}
     
  • Use 5 instead of 2 file allocation tables:
     
    mkfs.vfat -f 5 {{/dev/sdb1}}

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