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4. Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

David Clinton

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Properly booting, running, and securing your servers and PCs require well-designed and well-maintained partitions and filesystems. Partitions, as you’ve seen in previous chapters, are logically defined regions of a physical drive set aside for some particular use. Filesystems are structures used to organize files on a partition—or, for that matter, across multiple partitions—so that the files can be effectively accessed and secured.

This chapter will cover partitions and filesystems with a particular interest in making files ...

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