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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems
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General Conventions

Be aware of the following conventions used in this book:

  • When following steps or using examples, be sure to type double-quotes ("), left single-quotes (`), and right single-quotes (') exactly as shown.

  • The key referred to as Return is labeled Enter on some keyboards.

  • The root path usually includes the /sbin, /usr/sbin, /usr/bin, and /etc directories. So, the steps in this book show the commands in these directories without absolute path names. Steps that use commands in other, less common, directories show the absolute paths in the examples.

  • The examples in this book are for a basic SunOS software installation without the Binary Compatibility Package installed and without /usr/ucb in the path.


    Caution - If /usr/ucb is included in a search path, it should always be at the end of the search path. Commands such as ps or df are duplicated in /usr/ucb with different formats and options from the SunOS commands.


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