The Filing System

  • A. M. Lister
  • R. D. Eager


It was mentioned in chapter 2 that the facility for long-term storage is a desirable characteristic of an operating system. The motivation for long-term storage varies according to the nature of the system, but generally derives from consideration of one or more of the following benefits.


Filing System Null Pointer Secondary Memory Directory Entry File Descriptor 
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© A. M. Lister and R. D. Eager 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Lister
    • 1
  • R. D. Eager
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.University of Kent at CanterburyUK

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