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Old 02-06-2009
Finding out which file system a machine has


when I run sfdisk -l get:

Disk /dev/sda: 19452 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track
Units = cylinders of 8225280 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0

Device Boot Start End #cyls #blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 0+ 12 13- 104391 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 13 2562 2550 20482875 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 2563 3837 1275 10241437+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 3838 19451 15614 125419455 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 3838+ 5112 1275- 10241406 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 5113+ 6387 1275- 10241406 83 Linux
/dev/sda7 6388+ 6642 255- 2048256 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda8 6643+ 19451 12809- 102888261 83 Linux

WHen I have to mount one of these drives though I do not see an optin in mount for linux. Just ext, ext2 and ext3. How do I know which one to pick?
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Old 02-06-2009
Try 'df -T'

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