File Systems

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
2
Topic No: 
8
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Understanding the concept of the virtual file system layer which is an abstract layer for hiding differences in the file system in order to access seamlessly. Understanding the file operation in the kernel and the concept of special files.
 

  • Understanding virtual file systems
    •  Inode
    •  Directory
    •  Mount
  • Understanding file operation
    •  Open/close
    •  Seek
    •  Read/write
  • Understanding special files
    •  Device file
    •  Proc file system
    •  Sys file system