Re: Alright, I give up. What does the "i" in "inode" stand for?

From: Gert Menke (
Date: Sun Aug 04 2002 - 10:11:58 EST


I don't know if the mystery has been solved yet, since I didn't follow the
whole thread, but...

DeepThought ~ # man df
       -i, --inodes
              List inode usage information instead of block
              usage. An inode (short for index node) contains
              information about a file such as its owner, permis-
              sions, timestamps, and location on the disk.


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