removing file by inode
grante at visi.com
Thu Mar 23 17:40:40 CET 2006
On 2006-03-23, Arne Ludwig <arne at citde.net> wrote:
> Good answer. :) I seriously doubt it is possible except for the
> trivial solution: [...]
I don't know if there is a Linux equivalent, but under SunOS
there was a way to delete a file given it's i-node. And that's
all it did was delete the file itself and mark the i-node as
free. It didn't remove any directory entries referring to the
It left your filesystem in a rather broken state, so you had to
run fsck afterwards.
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at DENTAL PLAN. Thank you.
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