||special_device inode_number ...|
clriis obsoleted for normal file system repair work by fsck(8).
clri zeros out the inodes with the
specified inode numbers on the filesystem residing on the given
utility is usually run after
clri to reclaim the
zero'ed inodes and the blocks previously claimed by those inodes. Both read
and write permission are required on the specified
The primary purpose of this routine is to remove a file which for some reason is not being properly handled by fsck(8). Once removed, it is anticipated that fsck(8) will be able to clean up the resulting mess.
inode(5), fsck(8), fsdb(8), ncheck(8)
If the file is open, the work of
be lost when the inode is written back to disk from the inode cache.