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Re: [linux-lvm] File System type on (LVM) partition



I believe the stand ext2 is 83 and lvm is 8e so one
could check for those values

Pierre
--- Wichert Akkerman <wichert cistron nl> wrote:
> Previously Julien Baboud wrote:
> >  is there a way to know the file system type
> installed on a partition
> > (wich could be of LVM type or not)
> 
> You completely missed our point. LVM is *not* a
> filesystem. It is a layer
> you can put on top of physical storage, and on top
> of LVM you can create
> logical volumes which contain filesystems.
> 
> Now if your real question is: how can you check if a
> block device (ie
> a storage device) contains a PV (Physical Volume,
> the lowest layer in
> a LVM setup) I suspect there is some magic value on
> the disk you could
> check for.
> 
> Someone should probably write some file(1) magic for
> it :)
> 
> Wichert.
> 
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