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Identifying file systems

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There are many ways to identify a file system inside a partition.

When an operating system attempts to mount a partition, it may use the ID from the partition table.

There are several tools that can identify the partition from the data it contains, including:

In general you should not rely on the partition record for determining the partition type.

Some of the test images created for the Honeynet Challenges have multiple file systems contained in a single partition.