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Old 03-30-2002, 10:42 PM   #1
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How to check what is your file system?


Im trying to comiple my kernel to 2.4.18 and it tells me that my file system is not supported so I was wondering how do I check if im using ext2 or ext3?
 
Old 03-30-2002, 11:25 PM   #2
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To see what type of filesystems you have just type
cat /proc/mounts

This will give you something like, you can see its listing ext3 and ext2 where appropriate. The others are virutal filesystems you dont need to worry about.

/dev/root / ext3 rw 0 0
/proc /proc proc rw 0 0
none /dev/pts devpts rw 0 0
/dev/sdb2 /home ext3 rw 0 0
none /dev/shm tmpfs rw 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 ext2 rw 0 0
/dev/sda6 /mnt/sda6 ext2 rw 0 0
 
Old 03-31-2002, 01:37 AM   #3
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This same info can be found by using the mount command...it shows the same info and formats it slightly to make it easier to read.

Ryan
 
  


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