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SubjectRe: [Re: Inodes]
Followup to:  <>
By author: Blesson Paul <>
In newsgroup:
> Hi J
> You misunderstood my question. Let take an example.
> Let I have a msdos partition. No msdos files has inode numbers, right. Let I
> mount that msdos partition. Then what happens, That is my question. Will the
> inode numbers are assigned to all msdos files at mounting time itself

The inode numbers are "invented" by the MS-DOS filesystem driver. In
the particular case of the "msdos" driver I believe it uses the
location of the directory entry (the functional equivalent of the
inode) on disk.

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