Wednesday, October 19, 2016

How to find filesystem type in linux machine?

There are many ways to find the filesystem of a partition in linux (provided the partition mounted)
Following are the command line tools run these commands as is in terminal.

1.  cat /etc/fstab

2.  cat /etc/mtab

3.  mount

4.  df -T

Note:  You should know the partition number (like /dev/sda2, /dev/sda4 etc.,) or the partition label (Like mypendrive, 8GB_drive etc.,) or the UUID number.

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