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Old 11-24-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
Adam Sylvester
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Determining file system type of disk

I am trying to determine the file system type of a (possibly unmounted) disk drive on SUSE 11. Through some Google searches, I found that I can get what I want with something like this:

/sbin/udevadm info -p -n --query=env --path=/sys/block/sdc/sdc1
and looking at the ID_FS_TYPE line.

I can run this command and grep and awk out the result, but I was wondering if this value was available via one of the "files" in /sys/block/sdc/sdc1. I couldn't find it anywhere in there... where is udevadm getting this information?

Old 11-25-2009, 12:55 AM   #2
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another way
sudo blkid
will print out all partitions(include unmounted) infos. include the type.


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