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Re: [linux-lvm] can't make new filesystems?



On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 06:19:20PM -0600, Alexander Lazarevich wrote:
[vc/2]bluca Moskowskaya:~% mkfs.ext3
mke2fs 1.27 (8-Mar-2002)
Usage: mkfs.ext3 [-c|-t|-l filename] [-b block-size] [-f fragment-size]
       [-i bytes-per-inode] [-j] [-J journal-options] [-N number-of-inodes]
       [-m reserved-blocks-percentage] [-o creator-os] [-g blocks-per-group]
       [-L volume-label] [-M last-mounted-directory] [-O feature[,...]]
       [-r fs-revision] [-R raid_opts] [-qvSV] device [blocks-count]

this says the last (only) two non option arguments are the device and the
number of blocks the device has.

[root discord root]# mkfs.ext3 /dev/homevg/stafflv /home/staff
mke2fs 1.27 (8-Mar-2002)
mkfs.ext3: bad blocks count - /home/staff

this error says that the string '/home/staff' does not look like a number of blocks at all.

L.

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