Itanium(R)-Based Processor Family Only
NAME [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit - write an EFI file system header on a device file
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit [-d devicefile]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit writes an EFI file system header on a device file.
The EFI file system is based on the FAT file system and used by the
Itanium(R)-based system BIOS to locate an HP-UX bootloader. See
Before any other EFI commands can be run, efi_fsinit must be run to
initialize the file system on a device file.
Options [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit recognizes the following option:
-d devicefile Write the file system header on device devicefile.
Without the -d option, efi_fsinit uses the device file
specified in the environment variable EFI_PARTITION if
it is defined. The -d option overrides the
EFI_PARTITION environment variable.
RETURN VALUE [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit returns exit code 0 if the EFI file system is initialized
successfully. Otherwise it prints a diagnostic message and returns
0 Successful completion.
>0 Error condition occurred.
EXAMPLES [Toc] [Back]
Write an EFI file system header on device file /dev/rdsk/c1t4d0s1:
efi_fsinit -d /dev/rdsk/c1t4d0s1
AUTHOR [Toc] [Back]
efi_fsinit was developed by HP.
FILES [Toc] [Back]
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
efi_cp(1M), efi_ls(1M), efi_mkdir(1M), efi_rm(1M), efi_rmdir(1M),
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX 11i Version 2: Sep 2004 [ Back ]