Creates a NTFS filesystem inside a partition - mkfs.ntfs

Creates a NTFS filesystem inside a partition. More information: https://manned.org/mkfs.ntfs.

  • Create a NTFS filesystem inside partition 1 on device b (sdb1):

mkfs.ntfs {{/dev/sdb1}}

  • Create filesystem with a volume-label:

mkfs.ntfs -L {{volume_label}} {{/dev/sdb1}}

  • Create filesystem with specific UUID:

mkfs.ntfs -U {{UUID}} {{/dev/sdb1}}