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       fs_flushmount - Forces the Cache Manager to discard a mount point


       fs flushmount [-path <dir/file path>+] [-help]

       fs flushm [-p <dir/file path>+] [-h]


       The fs flushmount command removes from the cache all information
       associated with each mount point named by the -path argument. The next
       time an application accesses the mount point, the Cache Manager fetches
       the most current version of it from the File Server. Data cached from
       the associated volume is not affected.

       The command’s intended use is to discard information about mount points
       that has become corrupted in the cache. (The Cache Manager periodically
       refreshes cached mount points, but the only other way to discard them
       immediately is to reinitialize the Cache Manager by rebooting the
       machine.) Symptoms of a corrupted mount point included garbled output
       from the fs lsmount command, and failed attempts to change directory to
       or list the contents of a mount point.

       To flush cached data rather than a mount point, use the fs flush or fs
       flushvolume command.


       -path <dir/file path>+
           Names each mount point to flush from the cache. Partial pathnames
           are interpreted relative to the current working directory, which is
           also the default value if this argument is omitted.

           Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
           are ignored.


       The following command flushes from the cache the mount point for user
       "pat"’s home directory:

          % fs flushm /afs/


       The issuer must have the "l" (lookup) permission on the ACL of the root
       directory of the volume that houses the file or directory named by the
       -path argument, and on the ACL of each directory that precedes it in
       the pathname.


       fs_flush(1), fs_flushvolume(1), fs_lsmount(1)


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