inode and filesystem question

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Jun 28 04:22:18 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 00:13:30 -0400,
  Mag Gam <magawake at> wrote:
> While reading for fun, I noticed inode does not carry filename. I always
> though it did. I read that it is carried by the directory structure and the
> kernel interpolates it. Can someone please explain this to me

A file can have more than one name. You can read up on "hard link" for
more information.

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