Originally Posted by ashim.bansal
Still waiting for more appropriate replies.
What does this mean? Are you waiting for someone to tell you that it works the way you have imagined?
"appropriate" to me means that the answer is directly relevant to the question and is correct. It does not have to be a complete
anwser. Everyone here has given you appropriate answers.
Try an experiment: create two links to a file--one hard and one soft. Then delete the original file. Now try and open each link.
Another: Make multiple hard links to a file and then run df to see how disk space is being used.