I had a problem (new to me) last week. I have a ext4 (Fedora 15) filesystem. The application that runs on the server suddenly stopped. I couldn't find the problem at first look. df showed 50% ...
At first I used stat -c %i file (to help detect the presence of a jail), which seemed to work on any Linux distribution under the sun. On OS X' I had to use ls -i file | cut -d ' ' -f 1. Is there ...
Can I safely conclude that the sticky bit is not used in current file sysems and reuse the bit for my own purpose.
I want to know how many files I have on my filesystem. I know I can do something like this: find / -type f | wc -l This seems highly inefficient. What I'd really like is to do is find the total ...
Is there any tools or some way in linux which can be used to view internals of filesystems ? How to view the inode related structures and journal ? and cached pages of files (pagecache).
I'm interested in the way Linux mmaps files into the main memory (in my context its for executing, but I guess the mmap process is the same for writing and reading as well) and which size it uses. So ...
Hi I am investigating tripwire and have stumbled upon something which i am unsure about. in a tripwire report generated after i modified hosts.deny to include an extra # I noticed the inode number ...
From the article Anatomy of Linux File Systems by Tim Jones, I read that Linux views all the file systems from the perspective of a common set of objects and these objects are superblock, inode, ...
I want to see how many files are in subdirectories in there subdirectories to find out where all the inode usage is on the system. Kind of like I would do this for space usage du -sh /* which will ...