Writing inode tables: done

Writing superblocks and filesystem accounting information: done This filesystem will be automatically checked every 36 mounts or 180 days, whichever comes first. Use tune2fs -c or -i to override. bible:~ #

By default, the block size of the EXT2 filesystem is 1 kilobyte, with a total of 49,152 inodes. The number of inodes available for the filesystem is dictated by the amount of space on the partition and the block size of the device. If you are making an EXT2 filesystem with default settings, as we did, bear in mind that the number of inodes available on the filesystem dictates the number of files that can be created. Once you have created an EXT2 filesystem, you have no way to extend the number of inodes available on that filesystem.

r : r j For a complete list of the options that are available when creating an EXT2 filesystem, i-.-.,".see the online man page for the mkfs.ext2 or mke2fs utilities, available by typing man mkfs.ext2 from a Linux command line.

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