[Gluster-devel] Unify behaviour if one of the servers disconnected

Amar S. Tumballi amar at zresearch.com
Tue Jun 17 13:21:15 UTC 2008

Currently if the server which got disconnected is having Namespace export
too.. then the lookups return ENOENT (file not found). Otherwise what you
described (whole filesystem will be online without few files).


On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 4:57 AM, NovA <av.nova at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, everybody!
> I'm continuing to stress-test glusterFS 1.3.8+ series. Just upgraded
> to tla781. It seems stable in my setup by now, no lockups yet. ;)
> Great!
> But I still can't reveal the desired feature concerning the subj. So I
> have a concrete question. :) What is the supposed behaviour of the
> unify translator (without AFR), when one of the servers disconnected?
> I assumed, that in this case the glusterFS volume should remain online
> with some files being inaccessible (which are on the disconnected
> server). But now, if I plug the network cable out of a cluster node,
> then "ls <unify_volume>" says that it cannot open directory,
> "Transport endpoint is not connected". Am I just believe what I
> desire? Is it supposed that the unify volume goes back online only
> after the disconnected server return?
> WBR,
>  Andrey
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Amar Tumballi
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