How Can Find inode Space Usage and Remove Files with Inode Linux
Normally an inode is used for each files on the filesystem. Its contains,
File Owner ID
File Group ID
Size of file
Number of hard links to the file
Time last accessed
Time last modified file
Time inode last modified
If you have received an output running out of inodes, basically you have got lots of small files in your system, So you need to find and remove unwanted files from the system.
For example: To findout Inode usage, you can see the Iuse% is 100% of the file system /dev/sda1
Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on
/dev/sda1 2565120 2565120 0 100% /
Note : Before remove make sure that directory
Now, You need to remove files from the maildrop directory. Some times you can not remove the files from that maildrop directory, so give the below command to find and remove.