Chapter 12. Storage

Table of Contents
12.1. Synopsis
12.2. Device Names
12.3. Adding Disks
12.4. RAID
12.5. Creating and Using Optical Media (CDs & DVDs)
12.6. Creating and Using Floppy Disks
12.7. Creating and Using Data Tapes
12.8. Backups to Floppies
12.9. Backup Basics
12.10. Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
12.11. File System Snapshots
12.12. File System Quotas
12.13. Encrypting Disk Partitions

12.1. Synopsis

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

After reading this chapter, you will know: