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The VFS module a layer of abstraction that provides a consistent interface to different file system implementations. Virtual file system A virtual file system (VFS) or virtual filesystem switch is an abstraction layer on top of a more concrete file system. The purpose of a VFS is to allow client applications to access different types of ...


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Like Vink said, the VFS modules add functionality. Here are some examples. You can add a virus scanner module which scans each file as it is being written, recycling bin module which moves all deleted files to a recycling bin instead of deleting them Auditing module which logs all access to the files so who touched what can be determined. ceph ...



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