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SubjectRe: Reg ramfs mkfs
On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 12:44:30PM +0530, SATHISH.J wrote:
> I compiled the ramfilesystem under fs/ramfs and got the object file
> inode.o.
> 1.Should I do insmod to insert this module.

No, you should insmod ramfs.o.

> 2.After inserting this module how can I use "mkfs" to make this file
> system befor mounting it.

Ramfs is a virtual filesystem, it doesn't use a block device, it lives
in the page cache. Just mount it to use it:

mount -t ramfs none /mnt


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