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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

Managing Removable Media (Task Map)

Preparing Removable Media

Removable Media Considerations

Formatting Diskettes

How to Load Removable Media

How to Format a Diskette (rmformat)

How to Create a File System on Removable Media

How to Create a File System on a DVD-RAM

How to Check a File System on Removable Media

How to Repair Bad Blocks on Removable Media

Applying Read or Write Protection and Password Protection to Removable Media

How to Enable or Disable Write Protection on Removable Media

How to Enable or Disable Read or Write Protection and Set a Password on Removable Media

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

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 Storage Devices With COMSTAR

15.  Configuring and Managing the Oracle Solaris Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS)

16.  The format Utility (Reference)

17.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

18.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

21.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Managing Removable Media (Task Map)

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

For Instructions
1. Load media.
Insert the diskette into the drive and type the volcheck command.
2. (Optional) Format the diskette.
Format diskette.
3. (Optional) Add a PCFS file system.
Add a PCFS file system to use the media for transferring files.
Add a UDFS file system to a DVD-RAM device.
4. (Optional) Check the media.
Verify the integrity of the file system on the media.
5. (Optional) Repair bad blocks on the media.
Repair any bad blocks on the media, if necessary.
6. (Optional) Apply read or write and password protection.
Apply read or write protection or password protection on the media, if necessary.