Stable File System

In all current file systems, the clusters that make up a file are represented in some centralized structure (the File Table for FAT or a B+Tree for most other systems). In this process, all clusters are linked via a double linked list. This means that when a cluster is allocated to a given file, it has appended 2 64 bit entries. If there is more than one cluster in a file, then the 64 bit entries represent the previous and next cluster in that file.

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05 March 2011

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