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ff_vxfs - list file names and inode information for a VxFS file system


ff [-t vxfs] [-Ilsu] [-p prefix] [-a n] [-m n] [-c n] [-n file] [-i inode-list] [-o s] special ...




ff reads the inode list and directories of the device special, which has a VxFS file system. Inode data is saved for files that match all the selection criteria. Output consists of the path name for each saved inode, plus other file information requested using the print options. Output fields are positional. The output is produced in inode order; fields are separated by tabs. The default line produced by ff is:

pathname inumber

The path name is preceded by a dot (.) unless the -p prefix option is specified. The maximum information ff displays is:

pathname \|inumber \|size \|owner

Cluster File System Issues

No cluster issues; command operates the same on cluster file systems.


-t vxfs

Specifies the VxFS file system type.


Does not display the inode's numbers after each path name.


Lists all the path names for multiply linked files.


Displays the size of the file in bytes after each path name.


Displays the owner's login name after each path name.

-p prefix

Adds the specified prefix before each path name. The default prefix is dot (.).

-a n

Displays only files that have been accessed in n days.

-m n

Displays only files that have been modified in n days.

-c n

Displays only files that inodes have been changed in n days.

-n file

Displays only files that have been modified more recently than the file argument.

-i inode-list

Displays only files associated with inodes specified by the inode-list. The inode-list is a list of numbers that must be separated by commas.


Specifies VxFS file system-specific options. The following option is available:


Prints only special files and files with set-user-ID mode.



Contains static information about file systems.


The ff command prints summary information and a report to standard output.

Named attributes are listed as ./(null).


find(1L), ncheck_vxfs(1M), fs_vxfs(4)