In file systems, I need to expand a file size by two blocks and need to understand how the linked allocation will process. initially this is how the file is located in 32 blocks. ...
I try to understand why fragmentation is a problem for NTFS and FAT but not when using inodes. In all cases, files are not necessarily stored in a contiguous fashion so I don't see the problem for the ...
I don't know whether it was a joke, but once I read what was referred to as a formal definition of a file in a versioning system such as git, hg or svn and that was something like a mathmetaical ...
I am writing a program to store, retrieve and delete "blocks" of data of varying sizes. The way it currently works is by keeping a database storing the locations of the blocks and the locations of ...
I am considering what elements an operating system for Network On Chip systems might have and the issue of file systems looms large. NoCs have an embedded heritage, and their domain of use (at least ...
Suppose I'm renaming a file and the electricity goes off right in the middle. Naively, it looks like the file could be in some “half-renamed” state. Maybe the name would have half the old name and ...
What are efficient and accurate techniques for monitoring the recoverability and integrity of files in very large preservation archives? In very large archives, the time taken to recompute checksums ...
Consider an filesystem targeted at some embedded devices that does little more than store files in a hierarchical directory structure. This filesystem lacks many of the operations you may be used to ...