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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

Accessing Removable Media (Task Map)

Accessing Removable Media

Using Removable Media Names

Guidelines for Accessing Removable Media Data

How to Add a New Removable Media Drive

How to Disable or Enable Removable Media Services

How to Access Information on Removable Media

How to Copy Information From Removable Media

How to Determine If Removable Media Is Still in Use

How to Eject Removable Media

Accessing Removable Media on a Remote System (Task Map)

How to Make Local Media Available to Other Systems

How to Access Removable Media on Remote Systems

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

15.  The format Utility (Reference)

16.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

17.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

18.  Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

21.  UFS File System (Reference)

22.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview)

23.  Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

24.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

25.  Restoring UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

26.  UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

27.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

28.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Accessing Removable Media (Task Map)

The following task map describes the tasks for accessing removable media.

For Instructions
1. (Optional) Add the removable media drive.
Add the removable media drive to your system, if necessary.
2. (Optional) Decide whether you want to use removable media with or without volume management (vold).
Volume management (vold) runs by default. Decide whether you want to use removable media with or without volume management.
3. Access removable media.
Access different kinds of removable media with or without volume management running.
4. (Optional) Copy files or directories.
Copy files or directories from the media as you would from any other location in the file system.
5. Find out if the media is still in use.
Before ejecting the media, find out if it is still in use.
6. Eject the media.
When you finish, eject the media from the drive.