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.
|Tags||Filesystems Installation/Setup Systems Administration|
Release Notes: Support was added for EFI GPT partition tables, Linux cloop, and various boot loaders. Various Amiga and miscellaneous improvements were made.
Release Notes: This release adds support for Reiser4, the Xbox DVD file system, and Linux LVM 2.
Release Notes: Veritas VxFS, 3DO CD-ROM, and Sega Dreamcast signatures were added, and the HFS+ detection was improved.
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.
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.