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Linux File System Inodes
Posted by News-Bot on May 02nd 2006



Inode stores basic information about a regular file, directory,or other file system object. The inode number is a unique integerassigned to the device upon which it is stored. All files are hard linksto inodes. Whenever a program refers to a file by name, the systemconceptually uses the filename to search for the corresponding inode.Many computer programs often give i-node numbers to designate a file.

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