Volume management automates the mounting of CD-ROMs and diskettes; users no longer need to have superuser permissions to mount a CD-ROM or a diskette.
Volume management provides users with a standard interface for dealing with diskettes and CD-ROMs. Starting with the Solaris 8 release, volume management also manages DVD-ROMs, Iomega Universal Serial Bus (USB) Zip, and Iomega Jaz Drives.
Volume management provides three major benefits.
Automatically mounting diskettes, CDs, DVD-ROMs, Zip, and Jaz disks simplifies their use.
Users can access the media without having to become superuser.
Users on the network can gain automatic ...