- By Kevin M. White
- Oct 29, 2009
This chapter is from the book
What You’ve Learned
- Mac OS X’s file system supports a variety of partition schemes and volume types.
- Disk Utility is your primary tool for managing the Mac’s file system.
- Mac OS X includes robust built-in support for software-based RAID sets and burning optical media.
- File system permissions, in the form of traditional UNIX-style permissions, and access control lists (ACLs) are used to control
file and folder access.
- There are many useful tools available in the command line for managing the Mac’s file system that go beyond the capabilities
of the graphical user interface.