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SSH

UNIX File System

The UNIX file system is:

  • A data structure or a collection of files

  • A hierarchical directory tree with the root ("/") at the top

  • Called HFS or zFS

  • Actually mounted on a data set

Hierarchical file system

Figure A.1. Hierarchical file system


 

 
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