formating a filesystem with python

Ricardo Tiago rtiago at
Wed Sep 10 23:24:15 CEST 2008

I understand that this is a very sensible unix question but i think
fuse does this at least it mounts. I was wondering if there were other
packages with similar functionality.

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at> wrote:
> Ricardo Tiago schrieb:
>> Hi all,
>> is there a package in python that allows to mount/umount and format
>> (to ext3) a filesystem? I know that this is possible by just calling
>> the os commands 'mount/umount and mkfs' but this would imply to have
>> to change sudoers to run the script as non-root.
> well, that's a very sensible unix-restriction. and you can't overcome that.
> IOW: no, there is no such thing.
> Diez
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