Monthly Archives: March 2010

difference between soft link and hard link

Hard Links : 1. All Links have same inode number. 2.ls -l command shows all the links with the link column(Second) shows No. of links. 3. Links have actual file contents 4.Removing any link just reduces the link count but doesn’t affect other links. Soft Links(Symbolic Links) : 1.Links have different inode numbers. 2. ls… Read More »