Creates an ext4 filesystem inside a partition - mkfs.ext4

Creates an ext4 filesystem inside a partition. More information: https://manned.org/mkfs.ext4.

  • Create an ext4 filesystem inside partition 1 on device b (sdb1):

sudo mkfs.ext4 {{/dev/sdb1}}

  • Create an ext4 filesystem with a volume-label:

sudo mkfs.ext4 -L {{volume_label}} {{/dev/sdb1}}