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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Volume Management Files

Volume management consists of the following elements.

  • The /usr/sbin/vold volume management daemon.

  • The /etc/vold.conf configuration file that is used by the vold daemon to determine which devices to manage.

  • The /etc/rmmount.conf file that is used to configure removable media mounts and actions in /usr/lib/rmmount.

  • The volume daemon logs messages in the /var/adm/vold.log file.

The /etc/vold.conf File

The default /etc/vold.conf file is shown below.

 # @(#)vold.conf 1.25 99/11/11 SMI # # Volume Daemon Configuration file # # Database to use (must be first) db db_mem.so # Labels supported label cdrom label_cdrom.so cdrom label dos label_dos.so floppy rmdisk pcmem label sun label_sun.so floppy rmdisk pcmem # Devices to use use ...

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