16.10 - FIB - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Support Utilities

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
Configuration
featnum
B035-1180-161K

Purpose

The FIB (File Information Block) command displays information about the file system and cylinder usage, including WAL log cylinder and Depot cylinder usage.

Syntax

The online help lists the display options (/P, /S, /M, /L, /H) as /dispopt. You can type the options at the beginning or end of the command.


/P
Positions to the FIB. Nothing is displayed unless a problem exists.
/S
Displays the fixed area of the FIB.
/M
Same as /S.
/L
Same as /M but also includes the Cylinder Allocation History Array and FTR information.
/H
Displays the contents of the FIB in hexadecimal.

Usage Notes

The prompt for the FIB selector is as follows:

FIB ==>

In addition to global and upper-level commands, the following lower-level commands are allowed at the FIB prompt:

  • DISPLAY (without an ordinalrange)
  • DROP
  • PATCH
  • WRITE