Re: viewing inode data
On Sun, 05 Apr 2009 16:39:02 -0400, Bill Cunningham wrote:
"Gordon Burditt" <gordonb.vrwen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
The way I understand it when a file using the ext3 filesystem is
Information from the file can be extracted from the inode even if shred
is used to randomize and zero of the file's HD space. So using a file
descriptor. Would that envolve creating a pipe?
Now stop smoking, will you ?
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