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Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide (Sixth Edition) by Wale Soyinka

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CHAPTER 7
File Systems
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File systems provide a means of organizing data on a storage medium. They provide all of the abstraction layers above sectors and cylinders of disks. This chapter discusses the composition and management of these abstraction layers supported by Linux. We’ll pay particular attention to the native Linux file systems—the extended file system family.
This chapter will also cover the many aspects of managing disks. This includes ...

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