Chapter 17 Storage

Table of Contents
17.1 Synopsis
17.2 Device Names
17.3 Adding Disks
17.4 RAID
17.5 USB Storage Devices
17.6 Creating and Using Optical Media (CDs)
17.7 Creating and Using Optical Media (DVDs)
17.8 Creating and Using Floppy Disks
17.9 Creating and Using Data Tapes
17.10 Backups to Floppies
17.11 Backup Strategies
17.12 Backup Basics
17.13 Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
17.14 File System Snapshots
17.15 File System Quotas
17.16 Encrypting Disk Partitions
17.17 Encrypting Swap Space

17.1 Synopsis

This chapter covers the use of disks in FreeBSD. This includes memory-backed disks, network-attached disks, standard SCSI/IDE storage devices, and devices using the USB interface.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

Before reading this chapter, you should:

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