[olug] How to tell the FS type of a partition?

Phil Brutsche phil at brutsche.us
Tue Jul 16 18:57:06 UTC 2002

Jeff Hinrichs wrote:
> How do you find out what File system a partition is formatted as? i.e.
> ext2 or ext3?

Just about the only way to reliably find out is to try to mount it.  All 
Linux partitions are of type 0x82 or 0x83 :(



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