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Hi Andreas,

this is the output when you have a mounted block device.....you can only
mount when you know the filesystem ....thats wat i wanna know...hoe to
identify filesytems...on ablockdevice.

thanks anyways, looking forward for more information on this

Pankaj


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andreas Schwab" <schwab@suse.de>
To: "Pankaj Agarwal" <pankaj@pnpexports.com>
Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: how to identify filesystem type


"Pankaj Agarwal" <pankaj@pnpexports.com> writes:

> I need your help, in understanding filesystems. Kindly let me know how to
> identify the filesystem in an image file or block device.

Use file:

# file -s /dev/hda3
/dev/hda3: ReiserFS V3.6 block size 4096 (mounted or unclean) num blocks
9500285 r5 hash

Andreas.

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