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Xen dom0 and domu ifconfig returns different stats

I expected that when I use ifconfig command to display network traffic RX and TX values both for dom0 and domu machine, there are differences. I run once ping inside the domu. domu ifconfig command ...
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linux: question marks in file status; cannot stat file

Linux 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5.centos.plus filesystem in question: reiserfs Hi, I'm having trouble deleting a file: [root@flat: all_subjs_wcbf]# ls -lah total 0 drwxrwxrwx 2 szhu cfn 88 Sep 1 2011 ./ ...
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Dereference symbolic link in OS X?

In OS X, how can I dereference a symbolic link to a canonical file name? (i.e. one starting with /.) That is, I'm after the equivalent of GNU readlink's -f option: kapow:~$ greadlink -f ...
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Whats “Birth” field in stat command output

I'm using Fedora-16 with ext4.Suddenly with stat command I can see something called "Birth". # stat history_file1.txt File: `history_file1.txt' Size: 8944 Blocks: 24 IO ...
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Directory in Linux(ext3) with only 2 files occupies 32000 blocks(16Mbytes)

IIRC my Operating Systems classes, the size of a directory in Linux is given by the number of files it contains([wikipedia link])1 So, why a directory with only 2 files occupies 32000 blocks? # stat ...
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May the file size returned by stat be compromised?

I want to make sure that nobody changed a file. In order to accomplish that, I want not only to check MD5 sum of the file, but also check its size, since as far as I understand this additional simple ...