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Is it possible to find all files with a given inode? Efficiently?

It is possible to find all the paths to a file with a given inode, in general, using find's -inum option. But this has awful performance for typical filesystems. What options are there to improve ...
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inode-block ratio

How we can find the ratio of inodes to blocks? How can we change that ratio?
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tail -f not tracking file changes

I was recently looking into using tail -f to monitor some text files like so: tail -f /var/sometext However, when I did some testing, it doesn't seem to work. What I did was I created a new file and ...