Date Added: Dec 2011
File system design has never been a straight forward task. Moreover, designing and developing a disk file system is a complex case of file system development. From time to time, since the inception of first magnetic disk in 1956, many disk file systems were drafted and implemented to fit the need of users and/or to cope up with the change in hardware technology. This has resulted into many objective specific disk file systems and hence, no generalized design guidelines or criteria have been developed.