ntfs driver

Mark Day mday at apple.com
Tue Jan 10 08:30:45 PST 2006

On Jan 10, 2006, at 12:03 AM, Javier Lazareno Blas wrote:

> Hi all, i am reading the source of the ntfs driver, and i don´t  
> understand why it uses two different structures for files? (ntnode  
> and fnode) do you know why?

That's because NTFS allows multiple streams per file.  The ntnode is  
the per-file structure, and the fnode is the per-stream structure.


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