[OpenAFS] Re: obsolete volumes

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 15:26:29 -0500

On Monday, January 29, 2007 10:04:30 AM -0800 Renata Maria Dart 
<renata@slac.stanford.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Jan 2007, Joe Buehler wrote:
>> Michael Robokoff wrote:
>>> Is there a way to list out existing volumes that
>>> are not mounted?
>> The salvager has an option to list mount points:
>> salvager -showmounts
> Hi, I expect volumes are inaccessible while this runs as during other
> salvager operations?

-showmounts implies -nowrite, and so is safe to use on a running fileserver 
without taking the volume offline.  However, if you want to run this on a 
whole partition at once, you should run the salvager directly, as 'bos 
salvage' is not smart enough to know when it does not need to shut down the 

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+@cmu.edu>
   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA