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Sysfunc Reference Guide - Filesystems

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create_fs

Create a file system, mount it, and register it (mount at boot)

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_create.

Refuses existing directory as mount point (security)

Arguments

$1Mount point
$2device path
$3Optional. FS type (if empty, default FS type for this OS)
$4Optional. Mount point directory owner[:group]

Returns

0 if no error, 1 on error

Displays

Info msg

create_lv_fs

Create a logical volume and a filesystem on it

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_create_lv_fs ### Warning: Note that superseding function has argument 4 and 5 swapped (size and FS type).

Combines create_lv and fs_create

Arguments

$1Mount point (directory)
$2Logical volume name
$3Volume group name
$4File system type (optional. if empty, defaults to default FS type for this OS)
$5Size (Default: megabytes, optional suffixes: [kmgt]. Special value: 'all' takes the whole free size in the VG.
$6Optional. Directory owner[:group]

Returns

0: OK, !=0: Error

Displays

Info msg

fs_create

Create a file system, mount it, and register it (mount at boot)

Refuses existing directory as mount point (security)

Arguments

$1Mount point
$2device path
$3Optional. FS type (if empty, default FS type for this OS)
$4Optional. Mount point directory owner[:group]

Returns

0 if no error, 1 on error

Displays

Info msg

fs_create_lv_fs

Create a logical volume and a filesystem on it

Combines create_lv and fs_create

Arguments

$1Mount point (directory)
$2Logical volume name
$3Volume group name
$4Size (Default: megabytes, optional suffixes: [kmgt]. Special value: 'all' takes the whole free size in the VG.
$5Optional. File system type. Defaults to default FS type for this environment
$6Optional. Directory owner[:group]

Returns

0: OK, !=0: Error

Displays

Info msg

fs_default_type

Returns default FS type for current environment

Arguments

None

Returns

Always 0

Displays

Type

fs_device

Gets the device of the filesystem containing a given path

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

The normalized device of the filesystem containing the element

fs_extend

Extend a file system to a given size

Arguments

$1A path contained in the file system to extend
$2The new size in Mbytes, or the size to add if prefixed with a '+'

Returns

Always 0

Displays

Info msg

fs_is_mount_point

Checks if a directory is a file system mount point

A filesystem must be mounted on the directory for it to be recognized as a mount point.

Arguments

$1Directory to check

Returns

0 if true, !=0 if false

Displays

nothing

fs_mount_point

Gets the mount point of the filesystem containing a given path

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

The mount directory of the filesystem containing the element

fs_size

Get the size of the filesystem containing a given path

Note: This function is to be used for a mounted filesystem. In order to get the size of a file system contained in a given device (mounted or not), use disk_fs_size.

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

FS size in Mbytes

get_fs_device

Gets the device of the filesystem containing a given path

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_device.

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

The normalized device of the filesystem containing the element

get_fs_mnt

Gets the mount point of the filesystem containing a given path

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_mount_point.

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

The mount directory of the filesystem containing the element

get_fs_size

Get the size of the filesystem containing a given path

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_size.

Arguments

$1Path (must correspond to an existing element)

Returns

Always 0

Displays

FS size in Mbytes

has_dedicated_fs

Checks if a directory is a file system mount point

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_is_mount_point.

Arguments

$1Directory to check

Returns

0 if true, !=0 if false

Displays

nothing

set_fs_space

Extend a file system to a given size

### This function is deprecated. Please use fs_extend.

Arguments

$1A path contained in the file system to extend
$2The new size in Mbytes, or the size to add if prefixed with a '+'

Returns

Always 0

Displays

Info msg

 

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