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SalvageLog - Traces Salvager operations
The SalvageLog file records a trace of Salvager (salvager process)
operations on the local machine and describes any error conditions it
If the SalvageLog file does not already exist in the /var/log/openafs
directory when the Salvager starts, the process creates it and writes
initial start-up messages to it. If there is an existing file, the
Salvager renames is to SalvageLog.old, overwriting the existing
SalvageLog.old file if it exists.
When the Salvager is salvaging an entire file server, it creates a
separate log file for each partition it starts salvaging. That file
will be named SalvageLog.job where job is a job number that will
normally (but is not guaranteed to) correspond to the index of the
partition being salvaged. Once salvaging of all partitions is complete,
the Salvager will accumulate all the partition-specific log files,
append them to SalvageLog, and then remove the partition-specific
The file is in ASCII format. Administrators listed in the
/etc/openafs/server/UserList file can use the bos getlog command to
display its contents. Alternatively, log onto the file server machine
and use a text editor or a file display command such as the UNIX cat
command. By default, the mode bits on the SalvageLog file grant the
required "r" (read) permission to all users.
The Salvager records operations only as it completes them, and cannot
recover from failures by reviewing the file. The log contents are
useful for administrative evaluation of process failures and other
UserList(5), bos_getlog(8), salvager(8)
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