NAME [Toc] [Back]
clear_locks - clear locks held on behalf of an NFS client
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
/usr/sbin/clear_locks [-s] hostname
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
The clear_locks command removes all file, record, and share locks
created by the hostname and held on the current host, regardless of
which process created or owns the locks.
This command can be run only by the super-user.
This command should only be used to repair the rare case of a client
crashing and failing to clear held locks. Clearing locks held by an
active client may cause applications to fail in an unexpected manner.
Options [Toc] [Back]
-s hostname Remove all locks created by the current machine and
held by the server, hostname. hostname is the name of
EXIT STATUS [Toc] [Back]
0 Successful operation.
1 If not root.
2 Usage error.
3 If unable to contact server (RPC).
EXAMPLES [Toc] [Back]
Remove all locks on local NFS server for client, client1:
Remove all locks created by the local client system and held by the
remote NFS server, server1:
clear_locks -s server1
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003 [ Back ]