ReclaiMe Data Recovery Training
Filesystem Recovery Course - File Storage Basics Test
What is a sparse file?
a file consisting of more than one fragment
a file containing a compressed block
a file containing zeros which are not actually stored on the disk
a file containing more than two identical blocks
Check filesystem features which facilitate data recovery
How is a record storing file metadata and pointers to file content called in Linux?
short form directory
indirect block table
Check optional properties for a file
data and time of file creation
A filesystem, if possible, tries to allocate clusters sequentially
What is carving?
discovering files by searching the disk by file header signatures
discovering files by searching the disk by file names
discovering files by searching the disk by file hashes
What is an alternative name for cluster?
Check what makes carving impossible
What is a minimum unit of disk space a filesystem operates with?
What is a minimum unit of disk space a physical device operates with?
Next lesson - File Metadata
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