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Old 12-17-2000

i am using Interactive Unix 4.1.1 and i have a disk from a another unix machine which is Unix Slackware 2.1 i'm having problem mounting the disk. it gives me an error message, ??? is there any solution to this ???

it say the disk has invalid file system
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Old 12-20-2000
Different UNIX flavor use different file systems. You have to know the filesystem type before you mount. For example, most Linux systems (and your slackware) use the ext2 filesystem. To mount this on another platform you must mount it as an ext2 filesystem.

-t vfstype
the file system type. The file system types which
are currently supported are listed in
linux/fs/filesystems.c: adfs, affs, autofs, coda,
coherent, devpts, efs, ext, ext2, hfs, hpfs,
iso9660, minix, msdos, ncpfs, nfs, ntfs, proc,
qnx4, romfs, smbfs, sysv, udf, ufs, umsdos, vfat,
xenix, xiafs. Note that coherent, sysv and xenix
are equivalent and that xenix and coherent will be
removed at some point in the future -- use sysv
instead. Since kernel version 2.1.21 the types ext
and xiafs do not exist anymore.
The above blurb is from the extensive manpage for mount on linux.

What is the type of filesystem you are trying to mount?
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