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Old 03-21-2005, 06:29 PM   #1
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Determining filesystem type in use


Hi guys,

I have started to install gentoo, with '/boot' as ext2 and ext3(at least I thought) for '/' , however when I opened up fstab to create the appropriate entrys , I found it had automatically been completed, however '/' was listed as XFS and not ext3..?

So, as per the title, I need to determine what FS '/' is really using.. any ideas on how to go about this?

thanks guys.
 
Old 03-21-2005, 06:34 PM   #2
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mount
 
Old 03-21-2005, 08:50 PM   #3
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Mount the drives as outlined in the handbook. When you mount the system will report back what filesystem it finds.
 
Old 03-22-2005, 08:28 PM   #4
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You could also use fdisk -l
 
Old 03-22-2005, 08:44 PM   #5
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You could also use fdisk -l
That won't give you a file-system, just partition types.
 
Old 03-22-2005, 09:05 PM   #6
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Thanks for your help guys, but it seems mount did not give me the correct FS type, and as Tinkster said in his reply, 'fdisk -l' only reported the partition types, in the end I found out by using 'cfdisk' which reported that my root was indeed ext3.

thanks again.
 
Old 03-22-2005, 09:19 PM   #7
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How about : cat /etc/fstab
 
  


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