Notes Chapter 11 and 12

Monday Nov. 10, 2014

  1. File concept.
  2. File types in Unix.
  3. The file(1) command.
  4. The xxd(1) command.
  5. File attributes.
  6. File protection.
  7. Access methods: sequential vs. random.

Wednesday Nov. 12, 2014

  1. Partitions and directories.
  2. Absolute vs. relative path names.

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

  1. Operations on files and directories.
  2. Index and relative files.
  3. Directory structure.
  4. Directory logical organization: single-level, two-level, tree-structure, acyclic-graph, general graph.

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

  1. File sharing.
  2. File system implementation.
  3. Partitions and mounting.
  4. Directory implementation: linear list, hash table.
  5. Allocation methods: contiguous allocation, linked allocation, indexed allocation, FAT.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

  1. Free-space management.
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