Chapter EIGHT. Filesystems: HFS, VxFS, and the VFS Layer

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In this chapter, we look at one of the main uses of disk and volumes: filesystems. The HP-UX kernel can support many filesystem types including Network FS, CDFS, Distributed FS, Auto FS, Cache FS, CIFS, and Loopback FS. We look at the two main filesystem types: HFS and VxFS. Understanding the structure of a filesystem can help you reap rewards when it comes to fixing filesystems, ...

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