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clri

Section: System Administration Commands (1M)
Updated: 16 Sep 1996
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NAME

clri, dcopy - clear inode  

SYNOPSIS

clri [-F FSType] [-V] special i-number

dcopy [-F FSType] [-V] special i-number  

DESCRIPTION

clri writes zeros on the inodes with the decimal i-number on the file system stored on special. After clri, any blocks in the affected file show up as missing in an fsck(1M) of special.

Read and write permission is required on the specified file system device. The inode becomes allocatable.

The primary purpose of this routine is to remove a file that for some reason appears in no directory. If it is used to zap an inode that does appear in a directory, care should be taken to track down the entry and remove it. Otherwise, when the inode is reallocated to some new file, the old entry will still point to that file. At that point, removing the old entry will destroy the new file. The new entry will again point to an unallocated inode, so the whole cycle is likely to be repeated again and again.

dcopy is a symbolic link to clri.  

OPTIONS

-F FSType Specify the FSType on which to operate.
 The  FSType should either be specified here or be determinable from  /etc/vfstab by matching  special with an entry in the table, or by consulting /etc/default/fs.

-V Echo the complete command line, but do not execute the command. The command line is generated by using the options and arguments provided by the user and adding to them information derived from /etc/vfstab. This option should be used to verify and validate the command line.

 

USAGE

See largefile(5) for the description of the behavior of clri and dcopy when encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2 **31
 bytes).  

FILES

/etc/default/fs Default local file system type

/etc/vfstab List of default parameters for each file system

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWcsu

 

SEE ALSO

fsck(1M), vfstab(4), attributes(5), largefile(5)  

NOTES

This command might not be supported for all FSTypes.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
USAGE
FILES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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