Inode Problem

Jan Grant Jan.Grant at
Sat Jul 12 07:21:40 PDT 2003

On Sat, 12 Jul 2003, Gerard Samuel wrote:

> A few weeks ago, I had a problem on one of my partitions where it was
> running out of inodes.
> The guy who helped me out, at the time suggested to either rebuild the
> disk or the partition.
> I don't remember which one at the moment.
> So what should I be doing?  Rebuilding the disk or the partition (if
> possible)
> Thanks

I suspect the advice was to recreate the filesystem, allocating more
inodes, then restore the FS contents from a backup.

jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol.
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