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NAME

       salvage.lock - Prevents multiple simultaneous salvage operations on a
       partition

DESCRIPTION

       The salvage.lock file guarantees that only one Salvager (salvager
       process) runs at a time on a file server machine (the single process
       can fork multiple subprocesses to salvage multiple partitions in
       parallel). As the Salvager initializes, it creates the empty (zero-
       length) file in the /var/lib/openafs/local directory and invokes the
       flock system call on it. It removes the file when it completes the
       salvage operation. Because the Salvager must lock the file to run, only
       one Salvager can run at a time.

SEE ALSO

       salvager(8)

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