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source:webipedia.com source:webipedia.com 1 FILE SYSTEM FILE SYSTEM A file system is the mechanism by which computer A file system is the mechanism by which computer files are stored and organized on a hard disk files are stored and organized on a hard disk A set of abstract data types that are necessary for A set of abstract data types that are necessary for storage, hierarchical organization… storage, hierarchical organization…
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source:ntfs.com source:ntfs.com 2 File system contd… File system contd… The file system employed by The file system employed by most operating systems today is most operating systems today is a generic name given to the a generic name given to the software routines and logical software routines and logical structures used to prepare the structures used to prepare the given hard disk to store data as given hard disk to store data as well as control access to that well as control access to that particular storage space. particular storage space.
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source:ntfs.com 3 File systems HPFS FAT NTFS ext2 ext3 Swap VFAT CDFS
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source:ntfs.com source:ntfs.com 4 HPFS (High performance File HPFS (High performance File System) System) Introduced in IBM OS/2 Introduced in IBM OS/2 Supports long file names.-254 characters Supports long file names.-254 characters long long Does not require any defragmentation of
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