AIPS HELP file for DRCHK in 31DEC20
As of Thu Jul 9 21:20:25 2020
Type: Stand-alone program
Use: Checks HOSTS.LIST, DADEVS.LIST(.site), NETSP for consistency.
RUN DRCHK is the command to start the program.
It begins by reading in the contents HOSTS.LIST for all sites
mentioned in the file checking for multiple definitions of the
same host.. It has room for 500 hosts from each of 6 sites in
the one file. It then reads the NETSP file, having room for
8192 disks, checking for multiple definitions of the same disk.
It then reads any DADEVS.LIST. files parsing the disk
names to identify the host and reporting any problems with this.
For each disk area, it attempts to open the SPACE file which is
supposed to be located there, reporting failures. It then
checks the NETSP list to make sure the disk area is mentioned
there. If all sites were not represented by DADEVS.LIST.
files, DRCHK opens DADEVS.LIST and performs the same checks
allowing the disk to be listed for any of the sites. After
this, it checks to see if any NETSP entries were not represented
or were multiply represented in the DADEVS.LIST files. Finally,
it checks to see if the file $NET0//ACD000000\; can
Thus DRCHK confirms that the NETSP, DADEVS.LIST and HOSTS.LIST
files are consistent and that all areas mentioned therein
actually exist. It gives progress messages as it goes as well
as error messages. It must be run on a machine capable of
mounting all disks mentioned.