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operating system (FS, or "filesystem") 1. A system for
don't have to interface it with any other file systems".
2. The collection of files and directories stored on a given
drive, RAM drive
, etc.). E.g., "mount attaches a named file
system to the file system hierarchy at the pathname location
As an extension of this sense, "file system" is sometimes used
to refer to the representatation of the file system's
actual content of the files in the file system.