/etc/fstab

How do I create Software RAID 1 arrays on Linux systems without using GUI tools or installer options? How do I setup RAID 1 array under Linux systems?

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How do I mount /tmp as a separate filesystem (/root/images/tmpfile.bin) with the noexec,nosuid, nodev options under Linux like operating systems?

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I‘ve configured and mounted /var for squid caching and other purposes under Linux. I’ve noticed that the Linux file system keeps records of when files are created, updated, and accessed. My /var is exclusively used for caching purpose and I do not want to waste disk I/O while updating last-time-read attribute during reads and writes to files. How do I disable access time updates for /var partition?

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Q. I know how to force fsck on the next reboot using /forcefsck file. But how do I skip or bypass a fsck on reboot? How to stop a FSCK from prompting or running automatically when rebooting server.

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Q. Can you explain UUID concept related to Linux ext3 partitions and storage devices? How do I update /etc/fstab using UUID under Ubuntu Linux or any other Linux distro?

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Q. Few commands under FreeBSD depends upon procfs (process file system). FreeBSD does not mount it by default. How do I mount /proc (procfs) from a shell prompt?

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Q. How do I install and configure iSCSI initiator service under FreeBSD server?

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