Understanding UNIX / Linux File Systems


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A conceptual understanding of the file system, especially data structure and related terms will help you become a successful system administrator. I have seen many new Linux system administrator without any clue about the file system. The conceptual knowledge can be applied to restore the file system in an emergency situation.