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Re: [SLE] floppy format? still trying-take #2
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 15:07:58 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0405121502290.4138@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Wednesday 2004-05-12 at 04:16 -0700, Stephen W wrote:

> Interesting, tell me what mke2fs is, but then when I
> try to do it I am told "command not found." Duh, then
> how does man know about it?

Information about programs is free for all, but use of certain commands is

Man has its own database, mostly in "/usr/share/man/*"

mkfs resides in /sbin, because it is a superuser command. You may use it
prepending the full path.

Carlos Robinson

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