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II – iNodes

torsdag, juni 10th, 2010

    From previous readings we can see that each partition has it’s own filesystem. And in Linux everything is a file. And if not it’s probably a process. Furthermore each file is described in a so called iNode. The iNode holds a record similar to the one the government has of me. But instead of buglary, assault and jailbreak the iNode record holds information of the files type, size, owner, etc. The iNode does not include the file name and directory though. This information is stored in other files but the OS is able to make up a tree-structure that the user can understand by comparing iNode numbers and filenames/directories.