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 Solaris format command

"To many, a hard disk is a "black box" and is thought of as a small device that somehow stores data, programs and/or an operating system. Nothing is wrong with this approach, of course, as long as that is all you care about. But as a system administrator, one of your primary concerns should be the protection of the data. Another concern way up there in the high-priority range should be the efficient movement of data between memory and the physical disk. In this article I would like to investigate one of the basic utilities that is available to us in the Solaris OS: format."

 (Submitted by Noel Thu Nov 18, 2004 )


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