[OpenAFS] Re: obsolete volumes
Derrick J Brashear
Thu, 1 Feb 2007 16:07:06 -0500 (EST)
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Kim Kimball wrote:
> Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
>> On Wednesday, January 31, 2007 03:44:35 PM -0800 Renata Maria Dart
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Jeff,
>>> Does -showsuid also imply -nowrite, or can it be used with -nowrite
>>> to avoid taking the server out?
>> Yes, -showsuid also implies -nowrite.
>> In general, you can always use -nowrite to run the salvager in a read-only
>> mode where it will only tell you what it would do, rather than actually
>> doing anything. This eliminates any need to shut down the fileserver;
>> however, you only get that benefit if you run the salvager by hand - the
>> 'bos salvage' command only knows how to handle a limited number of salvager
>> Remember that if you run the salvager by hand and do not use one of
>> -nowrite, -showmounts, or -showsuid, you must shut down the fileserver
>> first. Otherwise you risk damaging volumes.
> Isn't this true iff salvaging one or more partitions? Salvaging a single
> volume doesn't cause 'bos salvage' to shut down the file server ...