Monitor a filesystem?
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sat Jan 5 00:50:57 UTC 2008
Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 04Jan2008 19:26, Jeffrey Ross <jeff at bubble.org> wrote:
>> is it possible to monitor a file system to see what files have been open
>> (and closed), and if so, how?
>> The device in this case would be a USB CD-rom drive and the filesystem
>> would be the disk in it.
> The inotify system may do the trick for you. See "man 7 inotify" for details.
> I expect there must be some handy utilities around that use it.
Would that really work? I was under the impression that inotify was using
file system attributes and since a CD is read-only the attributes can't be
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