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Absolute FreeBSD, 3rd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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13FOREIGN FILESYSTEMS

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FreeBSD supports a variety of filesystems other than ZFS and UFS. You’ll need to be able to interoperate with other hosts by using optical media, flash drives, and the like. Additionally, FreeBSD uses the special-purpose filesystem devfs(5) to manage device nodes. Jail users might need the process filesystem procfs(5). For extremely fast storage that doesn’t need to survive a reboot, you can use system RAM as a filesystem. You can mount filesystems over the network, using either the Unix-style Network File System or Microsoft’s Common Internet File System (CIFS). And no matter how hard you try to avoid it, sometimes you’re ...

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