Fwd: [OpenAFS] best practice for salvage
Thu, 3 Apr 2008 09:35:44 -0400
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Andrew Bacchi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm considering running a weekly salvage on all file servers from BosConfig.
> Is this too often? Any reason not to? What are others doing? Thanks.
At my last *cough* site, we ran with fast-restart. Because of the
cruft that would sometimes get left behind in volumes due to things
like crappy fortran compilers, I would run a salvage on each server
every 2-3 months. As there were rarely any real errors, it ran
pretty quickly and would fit in my "official downtime" window.
I used to run 'em by hand because, well, I only had like 6 servers
(and I'm a hands-on kinda Moose), but it easily could have been