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Bug 162378

Summary: file won't recognize Reiserfs due to 64 kbyte check limit
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: István Tóth <stoty>
Component: fileAssignee: Radek Vokal <rvokal>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: 4.13-5 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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This patch makes file chek the first 128kbytes of the file none

Description István Tóth 2005-07-03 13:11:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
The file command does not recognize ReiserFS filesystems.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.mkfs.reiser /dev/VG1/lvol3
2.issue file -Ls /dev/VG1/lvol3

Actual Results:  file identifies the volume as "Data"

Expected Results:  File should have been identified as "Filesystem ReiserFS"

Additional info:

It's caused by the fact that the ReiserFS magic string is not in the first 64kbyte of the volume, and file only reads the first 64k of the volume.

Comment 1 István Tóth 2005-07-03 13:14:18 UTC
Created attachment 116309 [details]
This patch makes file chek the first 128kbytes of the file

The attached patch fixes the problem.

Comment 2 Radek Vokal 2005-07-04 05:40:36 UTC
Thanks, patch applied on rawhide.