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Unformatted text preview: block   Superblock   specifies boundaries of next 3 areas, and contains head of freelists of inodes and file blocks   i ­node area   contains descriptors (i ­nodes) for each file on the disk; all i ­nodes are the same size; head of freelist is in the superblock   File contents area   fixed ­size blocks; head of freelist is in the superblock   Swap area   holds processes that have been swapped out of memory 31 May 2012 Disks and File Systems 35 University of Washington So …       You can afach a disk to a dead system … Boot it up … Find, create, and modify files …   because the superblock is at a fixed place, and it tells you where the i ­ node area and file contents area are   by convenKon, the second i ­node is the root directory of the volume 31 May 2012 Disks and File Systems 36 University of Washington i ­node format               User number Group number Protec<on bits Times (file last read, file last wrifen, inode last wrifen) File code: specifies if the i ­node represents a directory, an ordinary user file, or a “spe...
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