Chapter 19 Storage

Table of Contents
19.1 Synopsis
19.2 Device Names
19.3 Adding Disks
19.4 RAID
19.5 USB Storage Devices
19.6 Creating and Using Optical Media (CDs)
19.7 Creating and Using Optical Media (DVDs)
19.8 Creating and Using Floppy Disks
19.9 Creating and Using Data Tapes
19.10 Backups to Floppies
19.11 Backup Strategies
19.12 Backup Basics
19.13 Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
19.14 File System Snapshots
19.15 File System Quotas
19.16 Encrypting Disk Partitions
19.17 Encrypting Swap Space
19.18 Highly Available Storage (HAST)

19.1 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: