File Systems

Bob Johnson fbsdlists at
Tue Jun 24 15:04:06 UTC 2008

On 6/24/08, james at <james at> wrote:
>    I would like to contribute my knowledge of several otherwise ar cane
>    file systems and wanted your take on modifying the FS types with other
>    values. Is there a central authority for all file system types that
>    these should be registered with first or should I simply choose values
>    and add them in?
>    It would be dumb to add support for a new file system only for some
>    other partition utility to not recognize it and want to destroy it.
>    Please advise...

If you are referring to the partition type (which indicates the file
system type that is on an MS/IBM style disk partition), I don't think
there is a central authority, but there is a very extensive list at:

- Bob

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