[okfn-help] creating filesystem on a ec2 block device
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Tue Jun 29 22:20:42 BST 2010
On 29 June 2010 11:01, James Casbon <casbon at gmail.com> wrote:
> after you have created a block device, you need to create the filesystem. I
> would use ext3, and set the reserved blocks to zero:
> mke2fs -m0 -j /dev/sdp
Thanks. I note running this I get:
/dev/sdp is entire device, not just one partition!
Proceed anyway? (y,n)
I chose y and it worked. Unfortunately however this messes up putting
this in fabric as fabric swallows the command prompt for y/n ...
PS: new backup organization and automated setup via fabric (fab
backup_setup) in this revision:
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