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Re: where do mount take it filesystem type if none is writren

On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 02:21:46PM +0200, Jabka Atu wrote:
> Hello..
> I found some strange behavior (for what i know)
> in my mount /dev/hda has ntfs-3g parttion type .
> but when i do mount /dev/hda /mnt/location //without using -t ntfs-3g
> it mounts it as _NTFS_ and not as _NTFS-3G_.
> the question is why ?

Look at the file /etc/fstab
It contains information that is used by mount to set the file system type.
Look at man fstab to see a quick description of how this file is used.

Paul E Condon           

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