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fsadm(1m) [hpux man page]

fsadm(1M)																 fsadm(1M)

NAME
fsadm - a file system administration command SYNOPSIS
FStype] specific_options] special DESCRIPTION
The command is designed to perform selected administration tasks on file systems. These tasks may differ between file system types. spe- cial is a device file containing an unmounted file system. However, if the file system is of the type that provides online administration capabilities the special could be a directory. directory must be the root of a mounted file system. Only a superuser can invoke Options Specify the file system type on which to operate (see fstyp(1M) and fs_wrapper(5)). If this option is not included on the command line, then the file system type is determined from the file by matching each special with an entry in that file. If there is no entry in then the file system type is determined from the file Specify options specific to each file system type. specific_options is a list of comma separated suboptions and/or keyword/attribute pairs intended for a specific FStype-spe- cific module of the command. See the file system specific manual entries for a description of the specific_options sup- ported, if any. Echo the completed command line, but perform no other action. The command line is generated by incorporating the user-specified options and other informa- tion derived from This option allows the user to verify the command line. EXAMPLES
Convert an file system from a file system to a file system: Display relevant file system statistics: FILES
Static information about the systems SEE ALSO
fsadm_hfs(1M), fsadm_vxfs(1M), fsck(1M), fstab(4), fs_wrapper(5). fsadm(1M)

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fsadm_hfs(1M)															     fsadm_hfs(1M)

NAME
fsadm_hfs: fsadm - HFS file system administration command SYNOPSIS
specific_options] special DESCRIPTION
The command is designed to perform selected administration tasks on HFS file systems. special is a device file containing an unmounted file system. Only a superuser can invoke Options Specify the HFS file system type. Specify a list of comma separated suboptions and/or keyword/attribute pairs from the list below. The following specific_options are valid on HFS file sys- tems. Converts a file system to a file system. The file system should be unmounted and must be in a clean state (see fsck(1M)). A file system supports file sizes greater than 2 gigabytes. Converts a file system to a file system. The file system should be umounted and must be in a clean state (see fsck(1M)). All should be purged from the file system for the conversion to succeed. Echo the completed command line, but perform no other action. The command line is generated by incorporating the user-specified options and other informa- tion derived from This option allows the user to verify the command line. DIAGNOSTICS
Error and warning messages may originate from and See fsadm(1M) or fsck(1M) to interpret the error and warning messages. EXAMPLES
Convert a HFS file system to a HFS file system: Convert a HFS file system to a file system: Display relevant HFS file system statistics: WARNINGS
The size of a file system will impact the performance of the command. During conversion from largefiles file system to a nolargefiles file system scans the entire file system for a large file. This functional- ity degrades the performance of the command. FILES
Static information about the systems SEE ALSO
fsadm(1M), fsadm_vxfs(1M), fsck(1M), fstab(4), fs_wrapper(5). fsadm_hfs(1M)

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