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List of file systems

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The following is a list of file systems.

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Disk file systems

  • ADFSAcorn filing system, successor to DFS.
  • BFS – the Be File System used on BeOS
  • EFS – Encrypted filesystem, An extension of NTFS
  • EFS (IRIX) – an older block filing system under IRIX.
  • Ext – Extended filesystem, designed for Linux systems
  • Ext2 – Second extended filesystem, designed for Linux systems.
  • Ext3 – Name for the journalled form of ext2.
  • FAT – Used on DOS and Microsoft Windows, 12, 16 and 32 bit table depths
  • FFS (Amiga) – Fast File System, used on Amiga systems. This FS has evolved over time. Now counts FFS1, FFS Intl, FFS DCache, FFS2.
  • FFS – Fast File System, used on *BSD systems
  • Files-11OpenVMS filesystem
  • HFS – Hierarchical File System, used on older Mac OS systems
  • HFS Plus – Updated version of HFS used on newer Mac OS systems
  • HFSX – Updated version of HFS Plus to remove some backward compatibility limitations.
  • HPFS – High Performance Filesystem, used on OS/2
  • ISO 9660 – Used on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM discs (Rock Ridge and Joliet are extensions to this)
  • JFSIBM Journaling Filesystem, provided in Linux, OS/2, and AIX
  • kfs
  • LFS – Log-structured filesystem
  • MFS – Macintosh File System, used on early Mac OS systems
  • Minix file system – Used on Minix systems
  • NTFS – Used on Windows NT based systems
  • NSS – Netware Storage Services. This is a new 64-bit journaling filesystem using a balanced tree algorithm. Used in Netware versions 5.0-up
  • OFS – Old File System, on Amiga. Nice for floppies, but fairly useless on hard drives.
  • PFS – and PFS2, PFS3, etc. Technically interesting filesystem available for the Amiga, performs very well under a lot of circumstances. Very simple and elegant.
  • ReiserFS – Filesystem that uses journaling
  • Reiser4 – Filesystem that uses journaling, newest version of ReiserFS
  • SFS – Smart File System, journaled file system available for the Amiga platforms.
  • Sprite – The original log-structured filesystem.
  • UDF – Packet based filesystem for WORM/RW media such as CD-RW and DVD.
  • UFS – Unix Filesystem, used on older BSD systems
  • UFS2 – Unix Filesystem, used on newer BSD systems
  • UMSDOS – FAT filesystem extended to store permissions and metadata, used for Linux.
  • VxFSVeritas file system, first commercial journaling file system; HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, AIX
  • VSAM
  • XFS – Used on SGI IRIX and Linux systems
  • ZFS – Used on Solaris 10

Network file systems

Special purpose file systems

See also

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