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How do you format a logical volume using a "quick format" instead of a "full format"

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I have a large volume (1TB+) and don't want to wait for the full format to complete. Is there a way to do a fast or quick format of the volume?
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You mean the mkfs/newfs command?

You have to wait... the filesystem needs to be created properly before you can use it.
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RHEL does not allow quick format. Thanks anyways.
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Strictly speaking, wasnt that answered in http:#22811985

Besides, I think you'll find it's true of all *nix O/S.
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