m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Jul 4 15:03:44 UTC 2011
On 04/07/2011 15:50, tethys ocean wrote:
>> * Also keep the correct terminology: FreeBSD mounts UFS partitions,
>> > not slices. A slice contains a partition carrying a file system,
>> > usually UFS.*
> *Means that /usr is not slice ?? or /var is not slice? are all these are
> UFS ?*
It's just nomenclature. To look like a cool and savvy FreeBSD user,
talk about /partitions/ rather than /slices/.
UFS is the 'Unix File System' -- it describes the way the data are
formatted and managed on the disk. As opposed to, eg. ext3 (Linux)
or NTFS (Windows).
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
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