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SubjectRe: Reg:magic number of the filesystem

On Sun, 17 Jun 2001, SATHISH.J wrote:

> Hi,
> Every file system has a magic number. Can you please tell me what for this
> magic number is used. When do we really use this unique magic number of
> the file system and why?

find . -name *.[chS] >/tmp/list
xargs </tmp/list grep -nw s_magic
xargs </tmp/list grep -nw statfs
man 2 statfs
man 2 fstatfs
man 2 ustat

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