System Administration Guide, Volume 1

Chapter 33 Managing File Systems Topics

This section provides instructions for managing file systems in the Solaris operating environment. This section contains these chapters.

Chapter 34, Managing File Systems (Overview)

Provides a high-level overview of file system concepts, including descriptions of the types of file systems, commonly used administration commands, and the basics of mounting and unmounting file systems.  

Chapter 35, Creating File Systems (Tasks)

Provides step-by-step procedures to create a UFS file system, create and preserve a temporary file system (TMPFS), and create a loopback file system (LOFS). 

Chapter 36, Mounting and Unmounting File Systems (Tasks)

Provides step-by-step procedures to determine what file systems are mounted, how to mount files listed in the /etc/vfstab file, and how to mount UFS, NFS, and PCFS (DOS) file systems.

Chapter 37, The Cache File System (Tasks)

Provides overview information and step-by-step instructions for using the Cache File System (CacheFSTM).

Chapter 38, Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

Provides step-by-step procedures for configuring additional swap space, monitoring swap resources, creating swap files and making them available, and removing extra swap space.  

Chapter 39, Checking File System Integrity

Provides information on how the file system state is recorded, what is checked by the fsck program, how to modify automatic boot checking, and how to use the fsck program.

Chapter 40, UFS File System Reference

Provides file system reference information, including default directories for the root (/) and /usr file systems, default directories contained within the /kernel directory, and specifics for the mkfs and newfs commands.