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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems
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Managing Removable Media (Task Map)

The following task map describes the tasks for managing removable media.

Task

Description

For Instructions

1. Load media.

Insert the diskette into the drive and type the volcheck command.

How to Load Removable Media

2. (Optional) Format the diskette.

Format diskette.

How to Format a Diskette (rmformat)

3. (Optional) Add a UFS or PCFS file system.

Add a UFS or PCFS file system to use the media for transferring files.

How to Create a File System on Removable Media

Add a UFS or UDFS file system to a DVD-RAM device.

How to Create a File System on a DVD-RAM

4. (Optional) Check the media.

Verify the integrity of the file system on the media.

How to Check a File System on Removable Media

5. (Optional) Repair bad blocks on the media.

Repair any bad blocks on the media, if necessary.

How to Repair Bad Blocks on Removable Media

6. (Optional) Apply read or write and password protection.

Apply read or write protection or password protection on the media, if necessary.

How to Enable or Disable Write Protection on Removable Media

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