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Old 08-20-2011, 02:32 AM   #1
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Hi everybody,

I had 2 questions,
  1. what is the difference between mkfs and mke2fs commands ?
  2. I visited this link and what is the difference between grub-install and grub native commands ?

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Old 08-20-2011, 02:59 AM   #2
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mkfs - build a Linux file system
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mke2fs - create an ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystem
As you can see, mkfs is more general than mke2fs. The form can build any linux file system while the latter is limited to ext2-4.
One out of 2 ain't bad.
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