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Show when filesystem was created

Terminal - Show when filesystem was created
dumpe2fs -h /dev/DEVICE | grep 'created'
2009-12-12 14:47:33
User: eastwind
Functions: dumpe2fs grep
Show when filesystem was created

Knowing when a filesystem is created , you can deduce when an operating system was installed .

find filesystem device (/dev/) informations by using the cat /etc/fstab command.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

Better than reading the (maybe) modified /etc/fstab, is using mtab, ie:

read FS </etc/mtab && set -- $FS && echo $1

Besides that, dumpe2fs doesn't work for non e{2,3,4} formatted filesystems.

Comment by netizen 345 weeks and 5 days ago

works great for ext2* filesystems. Now what about the rest of the world, eh?

Comment by linuxrawkstar 345 weeks and 5 days ago

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