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SubjectRe: how to identify filesystem type
Pankaj Agarwal wrote:
> 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.

And when it's not mounted, the output is still enough:

zassenhaus /root# grep /dev/hda7 /proc/mounts
zassenhaus /root# file -s /dev/hda7
/dev/hda7: ReiserFS V3.6 block size 4096 num blocks 11378028 r5 hash

galois fst/tmp# grep /dev/hda8 /proc/mounts
galois fst/tmp# file -s /dev/hda8
/dev/hda8: Linux rev 1.0 ext3 filesystem data

That's all you need to know...

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