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Old 10-11-2002
what is my file system?

hi,

i am a total hopeless unix dummy.

i want to find out what is my sun solaris 5.8 file system.

whether it is nfs or nfs+.....

pls tell the command to verify this information.

thank you very muchSmilie
# 2  
Old 10-11-2002
they are different types of filesystems in sun solaris such as ufs, nfs disksuite and third party
filesystem such as veritas.

nfs (Network filesystem) is generlly used for sharing resources such as having a remote filesystem or remote mounted filesystem.

To find out which filesystem your system is using
you can use the df -kF command.

e.g To find out if your system is using ufs issue
df -kF ufs
this will list any ufs filesystem

To find out if your system is using nfs issue
df -kF nfs

Another way to find out what filesystem your system is using is just issue df -k this will list
all filesystem structure including mount point.

a ufs filesystem will look like /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s1
an nfs filesystem will look like servername:/home
a disksuite filesystem will look like /dev/md/c0t0d0s1
a veritas filesystem /dev/vx/c0t0d0s1
# 3  
Old 10-11-2002
If you use the "df -n" command, you can see which the type is your file system.

Like this :
terra# df -n# terra# terra
/ : ufs
/proc : proc
/dev/fd : fd
/tmp : tmpfs
/usr/local/Tivoli : vxfs
/u1/app/oracle : vxfs
/sgos/OSW/SAGRE_IN : nfs

The "df -n" command print only the FSType name. Invoked with no operands, this option prints a list of mounted file system types. This option is used only for mounted file systems. It canīt be used with the -o option.

I hope help you.

Witt
witt
# 4  
Old 10-11-2002
Re: what is my file system?

Quote:
Originally posted by champion
whether it is nfs or nfs+.....
I've been wondering what nfs+ might be. I did find this page, SUMMARY: NFS over TCP, which says "(Cecil Pang) called it NFS+". Has anyone else heard NFS over TCP called NFS+?? It may be that this is what the OP wants to determine.

Another possibility is that he wants to know if he is running version 2 or version 3 of nfs.

If the original question is either of these, the answer is the command "nfsstat -m".
# 5  
Old 10-13-2002
thanks for all the wonderful replies. u guys are just great.
 

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