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Old 12-17-2012, 09:01 AM   #16
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Wow, thanks for all the explanations guys.
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And there are filesystems that don't use inodes...
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hi, i checked filesystem via dumpe2fs and i get inode table and free inode and blocks, could u pls help me how to find blocks for inodes?
i mean blocks which inode allocated like direct and indirect (extentions)
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The ext4 filesystem uses extent-based allocation, not the simple block lists of ext2/3. I've never had occasion to dig into the details, but the whole notion of direct vs. indirect blocks goes away.


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