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    Finding file system type

    I have used the df command to get the partitions of the system and the usage of the same.. but is there a command which can give me the file system type along with the information given by df. If there is no command is there a configuraton file that ic an use to extract information ?? I amusing Red Hat linux 9.0 (Shrike)
    eg.. if df gives
    /dev/hda1 mem used free etc..
    i want to know whether the file system type is ext2 ext3 swap or any other kinda partiton.. i also do not get info of drives like cdrom floppy etc and want to obtain the same.. what shud i do ?

  2. #2
    Linux Enthusiast
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    Aug 2005
    tells you info about filesystems that are mounted

    The info that tells the system how to mount stuff is in /etc/fstab

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    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Seattle, WA, USA
    mount simply prints out the information in the /etc/mtab file. You can check that file for a hardcopy on the system.

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