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 Disks must be added before they can be formatted and mounted or configured in a RAID array. Disks must be added before they can be formatted and mounted or configured in a RAID array.
  
-All disks that you wish to configure in NAS4Free should ideally be connected when NAS4Free boots up, although external USB drives may be connected once NAS4Free is running.+All disks that you wish to configure in XigmaNAS should ideally be connected when XigmaNAS boots up, although external USB drives may be connected once XigmaNAS is running.
  
-<note>Do not remove USB drives once mounted in NAS4Free otherwise a reboot may occur.</note> +<note>Do not remove USB drives once mounted in XigmaNAS otherwise a reboot may occur.</note> 
-The High-Level process flow for configuring a visible share in NAS4Free is:+The High-Level process flow for configuring a visible share in XigmaNAS is:
   - Add Disks   - Add Disks
   - Format Disks (if required) in UFS filesystem   - Format Disks (if required) in UFS filesystem
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-<note>**FOR USB OR COMPACT FLASH INSTALLATIONS (ref section 3.2) Do not add the NAS4Free boot drive** (in this example ad0)  +<note>**FOR USB OR COMPACT FLASH INSTALLATIONS (ref section 3.2) Do not add the XigmaNAS boot drive** (in this example ad0)  
-Adding the FreeNAS Boot drive WILL affect the operation of NAS4Free, and also incorrectly permits the boot drive to be formatted and mounted, which is then not accessible as a share. (In this example ad0 is the NAS4Free boot drive)</note>+Adding the XigmaNAS Boot drive WILL affect the operation of XigmaNAS, and also incorrectly permits the boot drive to be formatted and mounted, which is then not accessible as a share. (In this example ad0 is the XigmaNAS boot drive)</note>
  
-<note>You can add the boot hard-drive ONLY  if you need to take advantage of NAS4Free power saving configuration.</note>+<note>You can add the boot hard-drive ONLY  if you need to take advantage of XigmaNAS power saving configuration.</note>
  
-**FOR TWO PARTITION HARD DRIVE INSTALLATIONS**, where you want to share the capacity of a single hard drive between NAS4Free and storage, you can add the NAS4Free boot drive (ada0 in this example)+**FOR TWO PARTITION HARD DRIVE INSTALLATIONS**, where you want to share the capacity of a single hard drive between XigmaNAS and storage, you can add the XigmaNAS boot drive (ada0 in this example)
  
 For information about the Hard Disk Standby Time, Advanced Power Management and Acoustic Level setting, please refer to section 5.4. For the moment, leave these as default. For information about the Hard Disk Standby Time, Advanced Power Management and Acoustic Level setting, please refer to section 5.4. For the moment, leave these as default.
  
-For the ‘Preformatted FS”: Leave it as default for new disk, or set it to NTFS/EXT2 or FAT for existing disk. Anyway, it’s an information field that don’t impact the comportment of NAS4Free.+For the ‘Preformatted FS”: Leave it as default for new disk, or set it to NTFS/EXT2 or FAT32 for existing disk. Anyway, it’s an information field that don’t impact the comportment of XigmaNAS.
  
 Click the Add button. Continue to add additional disks as required. Click the Add button. Continue to add additional disks as required.
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 If you have an existing disk with existing data on it - DO NOT FORMAT THE DISK, it WILL erase all the data. If you have a disk that you want to clean out and format for Read/Write Access, Initialise the disk, as described next. If you have an existing disk with existing data on it - DO NOT FORMAT THE DISK, it WILL erase all the data. If you have a disk that you want to clean out and format for Read/Write Access, Initialise the disk, as described next.
  
-For two partition hard drive installations, where you want to share the capacity of a single hard drive between FreeNAS and storage, you do not have to format the disk, this was already done for you back in the console setup. The storage partition is already formatted as UFS.</note>+For two partition hard drive installations, where you want to share the capacity of a single hard drive between XigmaNAS and storage, you do not have to format the disk, this was already done for you back in the console setup. The storage partition is already formatted as UFS.</note>
  
 Click on the Disks/Format page and in the dropdown; select the drive you want to format. Click on the Disks/Format page and in the dropdown; select the drive you want to format.
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 ^ **Partition**      ^ Description          ^ ^ **Partition**      ^ Description          ^
-|EFI GPT|It's the default NAS4Free method when initializing a drive. This method permits support for volumes bigger than 2TB.| +|EFI GPT|It's the default XigmaNAS method when initializing a drive. This method permits support for volumes bigger than 2TB.| 
-|1|For MBR partition n°1 or for software RAID array (created with NAS4Free release newer than the 0.68)| +|1|For MBR partition n°1 or for software RAID array (created with XigmaNAS release newer than the 0.68)| 
-|2|For MBR partition n°2 (If you used the same drive for NAS4Free and for the DATA, don’t forget to select the partition 2)| +|2|For MBR partition n°2 (If you used the same drive for XigmaNAS and for the DATA, don’t forget to select the partition 2)| 
-|3-4|For MBR partition n°3 to 4: To be used only for adding existing disk to NAS4Free|+|3-4|For MBR partition n°3 to 4: To be used only for adding existing disk to XigmaNAS|
 |CD/DVD|For CD/DVD ROM (no partition)| |CD/DVD|For CD/DVD ROM (no partition)|
-|Previous software RAID|Used to mount Software RAID array created with NAS4Free releases older than the 0.68|+|Previous software RAID|Used to mount Software RAID array created with XigmaNAS releases older than the 0.68|
  
 ^ **File system**     ^ Description          ^ ^ **File system**     ^ Description          ^
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