Find partition name using mount point

lsblk | grep <mountpoint>
lsblk | grep mountpoint
Sample Output
lsblk | grep data
&#9500;&#9472;sdb4   8:20   0    75G  0 part /media/user/data

By: totti
2014-02-05 09:41:00

What Others Think

Hmm... It works, but the output's a bit ugly. This is a bit better (-l / --list): lsblk -l | grep <mountpoint> Also, there can be multiple matches, especially if you want the partition of / I'd change the grep to be more specific: lsblk -l | grep " <mountpoint>$" (That's space, mountpoint, dollar). Finally, if you wanted to find the partition name and nothing else, you could add 'cut': lsblk -l | grep " <mountpoint>$" | cut -d' ' -f1
flatcap · 338 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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