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Old 11-12-2010, 03:51 AM   #1
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Hi ,
Are Inode and Metadata similar or different ?
What is the difference between the both ?
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Old 11-19-2010, 04:20 AM   #2
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metadata is a common term for data providing information about one or more other pieces of data, when inode is a type of metadata that stores basic information about a regular file, directory, or other file system object.
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metadata is a common term for data providing information about one or more other pieces of data, when inode is a type of metadata that stores basic information about a regular file, directory, or other file system object.
You are totally right, for more information I believe the OP you should visit wikipedia
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Thank you Figage.
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you are welcome, feel free to ask more questions
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