Computer Science 322
Operating Systems

Mount Holyoke College
Spring 2008

Lecture 29: File Systems: Implementations
Date: Friday, April 25, 2008


Lecture Assignment

Due at the start of class, Monday, April 28.

Turn in short answers to these questions. Please turn in a hard copy (typeset or handwritten are OK). We will discuss these questions during class, so no late submissions are accepted.

  1. SG&G 11.2
  2. What is the largest file that can be represented in the usual Unix inode scheme when the inode includes 12 direct blocks, 1 single indirect block, 1 double indirect block, and 1 triple indirect block? Assume a data block is 4KB and a block is identified and located on the disk using a 4-byte address.