5 question about Directories and Files

Apr 10th, 2015
Computer Science
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1.  Describe the file directory tree structure.  What are the main components?

2.  What 2 main components make up a file name in most modern day operating systems? What is a path name?  What is a relative file name?  What is an absolute (complete) file name?

3.  Compare and contrast DOS / Windows / Linux / Unix / Mac OS file name conventions in terms of maximum character length, case sensitivity, support of special characters and requirement of file extensions.

4.  Identify and describe the 3 types of physical file organization.

5.  What is file access control?  Why is it needed in modern day operating systems?  What are the 5 main levels of file access control?

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