Re: _reliable_ way to get the dev for a mount point?

From: Erik Andersen (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 12:38:57 EST

On Mon May 06, 2002 at 11:55:38AM +0200, Pozsar Balazs wrote:
> So, my question is there a way to get back the device for a directory,
> _reliably_. (I want to know which devices holds the files my process sees
> under an arbitrary /path/to/somewhere).

stat(mnt_point, &statbuf); then walk through /dev and stat each
device, check that it is a block device and that st_rdev matches
the statbuf.st_rdev. When you get a match, you know a device
name for the directory.


Erik B. Andersen   
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