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   Linux FAQ > 9. Miscellaneous Information and Questions Answered
Question:  9.5. What Does VFS Stand For?
Answer:

Virtual File System. It's the abstraction layer between the user and real file systems like ext2, Minix and MS-DOS. Among other things, its job is to flush the read buffer when it detects a disk change on the floppy disk drive.

   VFS: Disk change detected on device 2/0



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