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Re: xenix (sysv) filesystem

On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 07:38:41PM +1000, Alexis wrote:
> Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh <mohsen@pahlevanzadeh.org> writes:
> >I need to mount a old unix (xenix filesystem) , maybe kernel
> >removed it.
> >
> >Do you have any solution?
> The man page for mount(8) on Jessie says:
>    The argument following the -t is used to indicate the
> filesystem type.  The filesystem types which are currently
> supported include: adfs, affs, aut‐ ofs, btrfs, cifs, coda,
> coherent, cramfs, debugfs, devpts, efs, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4,
> hfs, hfsplus, hpfs, iso9660, jfs, minix, msdos, ncpfs, nfs,    nfs4,
> ntfs, proc, qnx4, ramfs, reiserfs, romfs, squashfs,    smbfs, sysv,
> tmpfs, ubifs, udf, ufs, umsdos, usbfs, vfat,    xenix, xfs, xiafs.
> Note that coherent, sysv and xenix are    equivalent and that xenix
> and coherent will be removed at some    point in the future – use
> sysv instead.

More to the point, cat /proc/filesystems will tell you what
filesystem types are supported by the currently running kernel.
If your desired type does not exist there, you will need to load
a kernel module to read it.


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