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

    On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 10:22:07AM -0400, Georg Nikodym wrote:
    > On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 10:20, yodaiken@fsmlabs.com wrote:
    > > On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 09:38:57PM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
    > > > On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 06:33:54PM -0400, Rob Landley wrote:
    > > > > I've been sitting on this question for years, hoping I'd come across the
    > > > > answer, and I STILL don't know what the "i" is short for. Somebody here has
    > > > > got to know this. :)
    > > >
    > > > Incore node, I believe. In the original Unix code there was dinode and
    > > > inode if I remember correctly, for disk node and incore node.
    > >
    > > So what was that program that was used to fix file system errors called? Started
    > > with a "d". I remembered the name up until a few years ago when I said
    > > something about fixing filesystems with whatever it was and adb in front of Dave Miller
    > > who seemed ready to rush me off to the museum to be exhibited in the paleology section.
    > > Now I'm too old to even remember the name.
    >
    > Sure you're not thinking of "fsdb"?

    icheck and dcheck - thanks to the people who sent me mail reminding me.



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    > -g
    >



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