Chapter 10

File Management

The concept of the file system and management operation are understood by getting used to the management command of the file system, reading explanation of a file system.

This chapter explains the concepts of file, directory, i node, and link in EXT3 file system, for making clear the file system structure.

Additionally, the df command, the du command, the fdisk command, the fsck command, the mount command, the umount command and the ln command are explained in order to understand their concepts.

Contents of this Chapter

10.1 File Management in Linux
10.1.1 File System
10.1.2 Partition
10.1.3 Directory Structure of Linux
10.1.4 How to create File System
10.2 Disk Partition
10.2.1 Merits of Partitioning
10.2.2 Partitioning
10.2.3 Extend Hard Disk and Make it available
10.3 File System
10.3.1 Journaling Function
10.3.2 Display mount status
10.3.3 Create File System
10.3.4 Label
10.4 Mount
10.4.1 Mount Point
10.4.2 mount command
10.4.3 umount command
10.5 Creation of Swap Space
10.5.1 Create Swap File System
10.5.2 Create swap space and Begin to use
10.6 Auto Mount
10.7 Use of CD/DVD/USB Memory (Removable Media)
10.7.1 Mount CD/DVD
10.7.2 Unmount CD/DVD and Take it out
10.8 i node
10.8.1 Check the i node information
10.8.2 Check the i node number
10.9 Hard Link and Symbolic Link
10.10 Commands for Disk Management
10.10.1 Check and Restore File System
10.10.2 Check the directory amount being used
10.11 Exercise
10.12 The chapter test

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