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BSD 2.11 - man page for mformat (bsd section 1)

MFORMAT(1)				       General Commands Manual					   MFORMAT(1)

NAME
mformat - add an MSDOS filesystem to a low-level formatted diskette.
SYNOPSIS
mformat [ -t tracks ] [ -h heads ] [ -s sectors ] [ -l volume label ] drive:
DESCRIPTION
Mformat adds a minimal MSDOS filesystem (boot sector, FAT, and root directory) to a diskette that has already been formatted by a Unix low-level format. The follow options are supported: t The number of tracks (not cylinders). h The number of heads (sides). s The number of sectors per track. l An optional volume label. To format a diskette at a density other than the default, you must supply (at least) those command line param- eters that are different from the default.
SEE ALSO
mlabel(1)
BUGS
Requires a low-level format utility from Unix. Doesn't detect (or record) bad block information. local MFORMAT(1)


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