disktype

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disktypes purpose of disktype is to detect the content format of a disk or disk image. It knows about common file systems, partition tables, and boot codes. The program is written in C and is designed to compile on any modern Unix flavour1. It is self-contained and in general works without special libraries or headers. Some system-dependent features can be used to gather additional information. As of version 8, disktype knows about the following formats: File systems: · FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 · NTFS · HPFS · MFS, HFS, HFS Plus · ISO9660 · UDF · ext2/ext3 · Minix · ReiserFS · Reiser4 · Linux romfs · Linux cramfs · Linux squashfs · UFS (some variations) · SysV FS (some variations) · JFS · XFS · Amiga FS/FFS · BeOS BFS · QNX4 FS · 3DO CD-ROM FS · Veritas VxFS · Xbox DVD file system Partitioning: · DOS/PC style · Apple · Amiga "Rigid Disk" · ATARI ST (AHDI3) · BSD disklabel · Linux RAID physical disks · Linux LVM1 physical volumes · Linux LVM2 physical volumes · Solaris SPARC disklabel · Solaris x86 disklabel (vtoc) Other structures: · Debian split floppy header · Linux swap Disk images: · Raw CD image (.bin) · Virtual PC hard disk image · Apple UDIF disk image (limited) Boot codes: · LILO · GRUB · SYSLINUX · ISOLINUX · Linux kernel · FreeBSD loader · Sega Dreamcast (?) Compression formats: · gzip · compress · bzip2 Archive formats: · tar · cpio · bar · dump/restore Whats New in This Release: · Added file systems: Amiga SFS. · Added other structures: Linux cloop (detection only), EFI GPT, Windows/MS-DOS boot loader, BeOS boot loader. · Improved file systems: Amiga FS/FFS, Amiga PFS, Linux squashfs. · Improved other structures: Amiga "Rigid Disk" partitioning, LILO, ISO9660 El Torito..

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Published By:Chrisp

License Type:Freeware

Date Added:22 October, 2010

Version:9

Price:Free

Downloads:31

Size:41.0 KB

Platform: Linux

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