Chapter 12 Storage

Table of Contents
12.1 Synopsis
12.2 Device Names
12.3 Adding Disks
12.4 RAID
12.5 Creating and Using Optical Media (CDs & DVDs)
12.6 Creating and Using Floppy Disks
12.7 Creating and Using Data Tapes
12.8 Backups to Floppies
12.9 Backup Basics
12.10 Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
12.11 File System Snapshots
12.12 File System Quotas
12.13 Encrypting Disk Partitions

12.1 Synopsis

This chapter covers the use of disks in FreeBSD. This includes memory-backed disks, network-attached disks, and standard SCSI/IDE storage devices.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

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