Navigating the Root Directory

This page explains how the file system is set up, and where the various pieces of the system live.

Let's look at the root directory on a slave:

bin data etc initrd ldas_outgoing lib misc net opt root scratch usr
boot dev home ldas ldcg lost+found mnt netdata proc sbin tmp var

The directories bin   dev   lib   lost+found   misc   proc   root   sbin   tmp   usr are used in the normal Red Hat way and should be familiar to anyone doing system administration on the beowulf.

The following directories are special:

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