[TUHS] The evolution of Unix facilities and architecture

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri May 12 07:34:12 AEST 2017


On Thu, 11 May 2017, Noel Chiappa wrote:

> Another tool, 'icheck', consistency checks file blocks and the free 
> list.

Named so because it checked the inode list (for which the sledge-hammer 
fix was "clri").

Somewhere in the AUUGN archives is a paper I wrote detailing the proper 
use of "[ind]check" and "clri".

And then along came "fsdb", wherein you could edit the inode directly...

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