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Inode and its corresponding filename

Posted 07-21-2009 at 09:58 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)

We refer to a file by its name. Computer refer to the file by its inode numbers. For every filesystem; there is an inode table. This table consists of Inode numbers & its correspondingmetadata. On the contrary; the mapping of filenames to inode numbers is stored in the directory containing the file.
To display the inode number of a file; say hindu one must issue the command
ls -i hindu
To display the total number of inode numbers in the filesystem ; you must issue the command...
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