[haiku-development] Re: checkfs

  • From: Urias McCullough <umccullough@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 15:45:04 -0700

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:41 PM, David McPaul <dlmcpaul@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, drive setup has never worked for me.  I can only format bfs
> partitions using the build process.
> Does this work for anyone?  Or is there something special about my setup?

I can usually initialize an existing partition as BFS with DriveSetup.
You just select the partition in question, and usually the "Initialize
as BFS" option (or whatever it's called) becomes available in the

However, I have seen this fail on some occasions, but I don't know
offhand when that was, or what was causing it.

- Urias

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