detection of content format of a disk or disk image
DescriptionThe 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. This software can be used for forensics analysis. As of version 9, disktype knows about the following formats: File systems:
MFS, HFS, HFS Plus
ISO9660 (incl. Joliet, El Torito)
ext4 (patch from upstream CVS)
btrfs (patch from upstream CVS)
UFS (some variations)
SysV FS (some variations)
3DO CD-ROM FS
Xbox DVD file systemPartitioning:
Amiga "Rigid Disk"
ATARI ST (AHDI3)
Linux RAID physical disks
Linux LVM1 physical volumes
Linux LVM2 physical volumes
Solaris SPARC disklabel
Solaris x86 disklabel (vtoc)Other structures:
Debian split floppy header
Linux swapDisk images:
Raw CD image (.bin)
Virtual PC hard disk image
Apple UDIF disk image (limited)Boot loaders:
BeOS loader, Haiku loader
Sega DreamcastCompression formats:
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