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File System Forensic Analysis by Brian Carrier

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Chapter 6. Server-based Partitions

In the last chapter we saw how personal computers partition their storage volumes, and now we are going to look at how some of the servers partition their volumes. The basic concepts of this chapter and the previous chapter are identical. In fact, they are separated only because I needed some way to break the content into medium-sized chapters, and this separation seemed as good as anything else (even though DOS and Apple partitions are also used in servers). In this chapter, we are going to look at FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD partition systems; Sun Solaris partition systems; and GPT partitions that are found in 64-bit Intel Itanium systems.

BSD Partitions

It is becoming more common for computer investigations ...

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