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jfs_debugfs(8) JFS file system editor jfs_debugfs(8)

NAME

jfs_debugfs - shell-type JFS file system editor
 

SYNOPSIS

jfs_debugfs device
 

DESCRIPTION

jfs_debugfs is a program which can be used to perform various low-level actions on a JFS formatted device.
device is the special file name corresponding to the actual device to be edited (e.g. /dev/hdb1).
jfs_debugfs must be run as root.
 

COMMANDS

a[lter] <block> <offset> <hex_string>

replaces the data located at the <offset> of <block> with <hex_string>
 
<block> is the block number - given in decimal
 
<offset> is the offset within that block - given in hexadecimal
 
<hex_string> is an even-numbered string of hexadecimal digits to write to the disk
 
b[tree] <block> [<offset>]
* not implemented yet *
displays one node of the btree located at <offset> of <block> and enters a subcommand mode to navigate the btree
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
l => visit left sibling
m => modify current node
p => visit parent node
r => visit right sibling
[0-9] => visit the n'th child node
x => exit subcommand mode
 
cb[blfsck]

displays the area used by ClearBadBlockList for communication with fsck
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
m => modify entries
x => exit subcommand mode
 
dir[ectory] <inode_number> [<file_set>]

displays the directory entries at <inode_number> and enters subcommand mode
 
<inode_number> is the directory's inode - given in decimal
 
<file_set> currently must be zero
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
m => modify entries
x => exit subcommand mode
 
d[isplay] [<block> [<offset> [<format> [<count>]]]]
displays <count> objects located at the <offset> of <block> in <format>
 
<block> is the block number - given in decimal
 
<offset> is the offset within <block> - given in hexadecimal
 
<format> is one of the following:
a => ascii
b => block allocation map
d => decimal
i => inode
I => inode allocation map
s => superblock
x => hexadecimal
X => extent allocation descriptor
 
<count> is the number of objects to display - given in decimal
 
dm[ap]

displays aggregate disk (block) map
 
SUBCOMMANDS
m => modify map fields
f => display free count
t => display tree levels
x => exit subcommand mode
 
dt[ree] <inode_number> [<file_set>]

displays root of the directory btree located at <inode_number> and enters a subcommand mode to navigate the btree
 
<inode_number> is the directory's inode - given in decimal
 
<file_set> currently must be zero
 
SUBCOMMANDS
l => visit left sibling
m => modify current node
p => visit parent node (not parent directory)
r => visit right sibling
[0-9] => visit the n'th child node
x => exit subcommand mode
 
fsckw[sphdr]

displays the header of the fsck workspace in the aggregate
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
m => modify entries
x => exit subcommand mode
 
h[elp] [<command>]

displays help for <command>
if no command is given, all possible commands are displayed
 
ia[g] [<IAG_number>] [a | s | <file_set>]

displays IAG information for <IAG_number> and enters subcommand mode
 
<IAG_number> is given in decimal
 
a is to use the primary aggregate inode table
 
s is to use the secondary aggregate inode table
 
<file_set> currently must be zero
 
SUBCOMMANDS
e => display/modify inode extents map
m => modify IAG
p => display/modify persistent map
w => display/modify working map
x => exit subcommand mode
 
i[node] [<inode_number>] [a | s | <file_set>]

displays inode information for <inode_number> and enters subcommand mode
 
<inode_number> is given in decimal
 
a is to use the primary aggregate inode table
 
s is to use the secondary aggregate inode table
 
<file_set> currently must be zero
 
SUBCOMMANDS
a => display/modify inode's ACL
m => modify inode
x => exit subcommand mode
 
logs[uper]

displays the journal log superblock and enters subcommand mode
 
SUBCOMMANDS
m => modify journal log superblock
x => exit subcommand mode
 
q[uit]

exits jfs_debugfs
 
se[t] [<variable> <value>]
* not implemented yet *
set user-defined <variable> to <value>
if no arguments are given, displays all set variables
 
<variable> must begin with an alphabetic character
 
su[perblock] [p | s]

displays superblock data
 
p displays the primary superblock
 
s displays the secondary superblock
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
m => modify entries
x => exit subcommand mode
 
s2p[erblock] [p | s]

displays alternate superblock data
 
p displays the primary superblock
 
s displays the secondary superblock
 
SUBCOMMANDS:
m => modify entries
x => exit subcommand mode
 
u[nset] <variable>
* not implemented yet *
deletes user-defined <variable>
 
xt[ree] <inode_number> [<file_set>]

displays root of the non-directory btree located at <inode_number> and enters a subcommand mode to navigate the btree
 
<inode_number> is the directory's inode - given in decimal
 
<file_set> currently must be zero
 
SUBCOMMANDS
l => visit left sibling
m => modify current node
p => visit parent node (not parent directory)
r => visit right sibling
[0-9] => visit the n'th child node
x => exit subcommand mode
 

REPORTING BUGS

If you find a bug in JFS or jfs_debugfs, please report it via the bug tracking system ("Report Bugs" section) of the JFS project web site:
http://jfs.sourceforge.net/
Please send as much pertinent information as possible, including the complete output of running jfs_fsck with the -v and -n options on the JFS device.
 

SEE ALSO

jfs_fsck(8), jfs_mkfs(8), jfs_fscklog(8), jfs_logdump(8), jfs_tune(8),
 

AUTHORS

Barry Arndt  (barndt@us.ibm.com)
William Braswell, Jr.
jfs_debugfs is maintained by IBM.
See the JFS project web site for more details:
http://jfs.sourceforge.net/
October 29, 2002