The inode contains all the information about a file
except its name.
Filenames are kept in the root directory,
the only directory in the
An inode is 64 bytes long.
The number of inodes is defined when
is used to create the filesystem.
An inode contains the following:
(by convention, this field is set to zero
to show that the inode is available)
first data block
last data block
disk offset to the end-of-file (in bytes)
type and mode of the file
user ID of the owner of the file
group ID to which the file belongs
number of hard links to the file
date and time the file was last accessed
date and time the file was last modified
date and time the file was created
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