When using Linux, one can easily create a regular file of some size and then create a filesystem in it. How can one do the same thing when using FreeBSD?
I tried this:
root@:/tmp/test # newfs -U ~/disk newfs: /root/disk: not a character-special device: No error: 0 newfs: no valid label found
I didn't find any relevant information on this (e.g.: "Use switch -i to allow the filesystem to be created on a regular file instead of only on a character device." on the (fairly short) man page of