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Old 03-17-2009, 06:38 PM   #1
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inode count


I was wondering if anybody knows of a way to find out what the inode usage is for a particular folder. I know that you can check it with a df -i for an entire FS, but that doesn't really help me. Any ideas?
Old 03-17-2009, 06:46 PM   #2
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A goofy hack off the top of my head:
%find some_folder -type f -exec ls -i {} \; > my-output
%awk '{print $1}' my-output | sort | uniq | wc -l
The sort/uniq combo is there to squeeze out duplicated instances of hard links. There may be a more elegant solution than this.


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