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NAME

       SALVAGE.fs - Triggers salvaging of AFS server partitions

DESCRIPTION

       The SALVAGE.fs file, if present in a file server machine’s
       /etc/openafs/server-local directory, indicates to the Basic OverSeer
       (BOS) Server (bosserver process) that it must invoke the Salvager
       (salvager process) during recovery from a failure of the File Server
       (fileserver process).

       The BOS Server creates the zero-length file each time it starts or
       restarts the fs process. When the File Server exits normally (for
       example, in response to the bos shutdown or bos stop command), the BOS
       Server removes the file. However, if the File Server exits
       unexpectedly, the file remains in the /etc/openafs/server-local
       directory as a signal that the BOS Server must invoke the Salvager
       process to repair any file system inconsistencies possibly introduced
       during the failure, before restarting the File Server and Volume Server
       processes.

       Do not create or remove this file. To invoke the Salvager process
       directly, use the bos salvage command or log onto the file server
       machine as the local superuser root and issue the salvager command.

SEE ALSO

       the bos_salvage(8) manpage, the bosserver(8) manpage, the fileserver(8)
       manpage, the salvager(8) manpage, the volserver(8) manpage

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