I have an NTFS partition mounted at /media/disk.

I run the following command: ls -lai /media/disk, and I got the following result:

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The first column is for the inode number. But why is the inode number being shown, I thought that NTFS doesn't use inode numbers!


What unix calls an inode number, NTFS calls an MFT record number. Basically the index into the Master File Table that describes the file.

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