removing file by inode

Arne Ludwig arne at
Thu Mar 23 22:32:51 CET 2006

> under SunOS there was a way to delete a file given it's i-node.

Yes and no. You probably mean "clri" which cleared the inode, but did
not "remove the file", i.e. all the entries in directories pointing to

In older Unices there was also "ncheck" to find the filesystem names
for inode numbers.

I cannot find either command in Linux.

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