Solaris Transition Guide

File Systems

SunOS release 5.7 and SunOS release 4 file systems are similar, but there are changes in the locations and names of system directories and files. There are also new file systems, new pseudo file systems, and one directory is not used.

"File System Changes", describes file system changes. System Administration Guide, Volume I describes file system concepts and administration in detail.

Changes to File System Locations and Names

Some of the changes to file system locations and names are:

Pseudo File Systems

Pseudo file system types are logical groupings of files that reside in disk-based systems. The TFS pseudo file system is not included in the SunOS release 5.7 software.

The SunOS release 5.7 pseudo file systems are:

Added File Systems

The following file systems are included in the SunOS release 5.7 directory structure:

Removed File Systems

Support for the RFS file system type has been removed.