[OpenAFS] AFSIDat directory

Robert Banz banz@umbc.edu
Thu, 5 Oct 2006 11:41:55 -0400

On Oct 5, 2006, at 9:31 AM, Andrew Bacchi wrote:

> I've noticed a large amount of data on two vicep partitions that  
> are not AFS
> volumes.  The data is in a directory tree under /vicep?/AFSIDat/  
> directory.
> totaling over 8G on one server.
> Is that directory normally used as a garbage dump for a salvage  
> operation?
> I would like to recover the space, but first I'd like to know where  
> the data
> came from.  Thanks.

Well, if you consider the data in your AFS cell garbage (quite a bit  
of mine I do), then the AFSIDat directory would best be described as  
a garbage dump, yes.

However, the AFSIDat directory is where the actual volume contents  
are stored.