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mkfs.ntfs

Creates a NTFS filesystem inside a partition.

  • Create a NTFS filesystem inside partition 1 on device b (sdb1):

mkfs.ntfs {{/dev/sdb1}}

  • Create filesystem with a volume-label:

mkfs.ntfs -L {{volume_label}} {{/dev/sdb1}}

  • Create filesystem with specific UUID:

mkfs.ntfs -U {{UUID}} {{/dev/sdb1}}