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Old 05-05-2009, 03:17 AM   #1
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How to get the filesystem type of a disk partition?


hi, Friends.
I am learning linux, I want to know through which command I can get the file system type of a special disk partition. such as /dev/sda1.
Any help is appreciated.
 
Old 05-05-2009, 03:26 AM   #2
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You can use the option -T of the df command. If you want to put the filesystem type in a variable (if you're writing a script) you have to extract this information from the output:
Code:
fstype=$(df -T /dev/sda1 | tail -1 | awk '{print $2}')
 
Old 05-05-2009, 03:41 AM   #3
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Great! I get it. Thanks for your help
 
Old 05-05-2009, 04:35 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by zhaohuiyu2 View Post
hi, Friends.
I am learning linux, I want to know through which command I can get the file system type of a special disk partition. such as /dev/sda1.
Any help is appreciated.
This works nicely too..

Code:
 sudo fdisk -l /dev/sd?
, where '?' specifies the drive a-z.

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