OSWeekly: Linux File System Inodes: A Basic Look
May 03, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"After discussing super block structure and its operations, we
will discuss inodes today. Inodes is to file system what food is to
any living creature.
"As we've already discussed, an inode stands for index-node.
Here's what Dennis Ritchie, a noted computer scientist, had to say
about index in index node..."