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The 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.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  05 Jun 2006 10:52

    Release Notes: Support was added for EFI GPT partition tables, Linux cloop, and various boot loaders. Various Amiga and miscellaneous improvements were made.

    •  21 Feb 2005 22:29

      Release Notes: This release adds support for Reiser4, the Xbox DVD file system, and Linux LVM 2.

      •  05 Apr 2004 09:56

        Release Notes: Veritas VxFS, 3DO CD-ROM, and Sega Dreamcast signatures were added, and the HFS+ detection was improved.

        •  15 Jun 2003 13:02

          Release Notes: Support was added for UDF and Solaris disklabels (both SPARC and x86). Size readouts now follow a common scheme and use the prefixes for binary multiples as defined by IEC.

          •  03 May 2003 19:09

            Release Notes: Detection support for the BeFS, QNX4, and some System V file systems, BSD disklabels, Virtual PC disk images, and some Apple disk images, and significant portability improvements for the program itself.


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