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Stable release
4.1 / January 24, 2017; 2 years ago (2017-01-24)
LicenseGNU GPL v3

mkdosfs is one of the applications that are included in the dosfstools package, and it is used to create a DOS file system under Linux on a data storage device (usually a disk partition).


mkdosfs [options] device

You may specify the number of blocks on the device or allow mkdosfs to guess

Known issues[edit]

mkdosfs does not support creating boot-able partitions.