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. 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?
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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Q. I’ve installed a new 250GB SATA hard disk on our office CentOS Linux server. How do I format a hard disk under Linux operating system from a shell prompt?
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Q. How Do I Create a New ext3 File System If a Disk Was Added To The Server / Desktop Under Any Linux Operating Systems?