A Question on inode - ext3FS

Daniel Pittman daniel at rimspace.net
Wed Nov 26 05:01:41 UTC 2008

"lakshmi pathi" <lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com> writes:

> I have noticed that whenever you edit a file content,a new inode
> number is assigned with the File.

No, it never is.

> But Sometime file changes the inode number,Sometimes it remains as
> older inode.

Sometimes your editor creates a *new* file, which has a new inode
number, and replaces the original file with it.  Other times the content
is edited and now new file is created.


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