Index

/dev/fd, 263

/proc filesystem, 249

contents, 251

implementation, 250

ps example, 253

ps implementation, 250

ptrace system call, 249

Solaris version of, 250

tracing and debugging, 253

/system/processor, 262

/usr/group, 11

absolute pathname, 30

pathname resolution, 116

Access Control Lists (ACLs), 10

address space

SVR4 VM abstractions, 143

AdvFS filesystem, 324

AFS, 303

architecture, 303

cache manager, 304

cells, 303

client callback, 305

client-side caching, 304

design goals, 303

future of, 305

volume cloning, 304

volume location database, 304

AIX, 23, 245

filesystem architecture, 161

ioctls, 45

pageable kernel, 161

virtual memory management, 162

Alliant, 238

Andrew File System

See AFS

anonymous memory, 146, 261

Apollo Computing, 237

asynchronous I/O, 54

development of, 10

AT&T, 2, 78, 250, 300

AT&T Information Systems, 6

autofs filesystem, 300

automounter, 298

autofs filesystem, 300

problems, 300

backup, 265

block-level incremental, 279

incremental, 280

BCPL, 4

bdevsw array, 112

bdflush daemon, 135

Bell Labs, 17

Berkeley Fast File System, 7

See Also UFS

Berkeley Software Design Incorporated (BSDI), 8

BESYS, 3

block device files, 32

block devices, 90

block map, 125

block special file, 106, 128

bmap function

in BSD, 157

research UNIX, 119

VxFS storage checkpoints, 276

Bourne, Steve, 5

BSD, 13, 11

1BSD, 7

386/BSD, 8

3BSD, 7, 155

3BSD and UFS, 213

4.1BSD, 5, 78, 156

4.2BSD, 2, 7

4.2BSD DNLC, 140

4.3BSD, 2, 5, 8

4.3BSD file caching, 157

4.3BSD file I/O, 156

4.3BSD Reno,

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