O'Reilly logo

Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 8. Disks and Filesystems

Oh, my head hurts bad. Rings of ones and zeros, ouch! Filesystems hide them.

Proper data management is perhaps a systems administrator’s most vital duty. You can replace almost every computer component, but the data on your disk is irreplaceable. Perhaps that data isn’t important or it’s backed up, but losing files will ruin your day. As a sysadmin, you must protect important data by carefully managing your disks and filesystems.

We covered the basics of disklabels and MBR partitions in Chapter 2, but OpenBSD lets you use and abuse disks and filesystems in any number of ways. You’ll learn how in this ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required