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FORCESALVAGE - Forces salvage of entire partition

FORCESALVAGE(5) AFS File Reference FORCESALVAGE(5)

NAME

FORCESALVAGE - Forces salvage of entire partition

DESCRIPTION

The FORCESALVAGE file, if present on an AFS server partition (that is, in a /vicep directory), signals that the Salvager must salvage the entire partition. The AFS-modified version of the fsck program creates the empty (zero-length) file when it discovers corruption on the partition. The Salvager removes the file when it completes the salvage operation.
When the File Server detects the presence of the file on a partition on which it is attaching volumes, it stops, detaches any volumes that are already attached, and exits after recording a message in the /var/log/openafs/FileLog file. The Bos Server then invokes the Salvager to salvage the partition.

SEE ALSO

FileLog(5), bosserver(8), fileserver(8), salvager(8) IBM Corporation 2000. <http://www.ibm.com/> All Rights Reserved.
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2017-08-31 OpenAFS