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Thursday, June 26, 2008
It's all about the inode - how the UNIX file system manages files
Have you ever wondered what Iused and %Iused mean in UNIX® commands like df or what people are talking about when the say inode? UNIX and Linux® systems both use inodes, and IBM® AIX® is no different. Discover what an inode is and why inodes are important to UNIX, the structure of an inode, and commands for working with inodes.