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5.2.4. Creating the File System

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The following command creates a GFS file system on the logical volume.
[root@tng3-1 ~]#  gfs_mkfs -plock_nolock -j 1 /dev/striped_vol_group/striped_logical_volume
This will destroy any data on /dev/striped_vol_group/striped_logical_volume.

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Device:                    /dev/striped_vol_group/striped_logical_volume
Blocksize:                 4096
Filesystem Size:           492484
Journals:                  1
Resource Groups:           8
Locking Protocol:          lock_nolock
Lock Table:

Syncing...
All Done
The following commands mount the logical volume and report the file system disk space usage.
[root@tng3-1 ~]# mount /dev/striped_vol_group/striped_logical_volume /mnt
[root@tng3-1 ~]# df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
                      13902624   1656776  11528232  13% /
/dev/hda1               101086     10787     85080  12% /boot
tmpfs                   127880         0    127880   0% /dev/shm
/dev/striped_vol_group/striped_logical_volume
                       1969936        20   1969916   1% /mnt
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