[Gluster-devel] What if a subvolume becomes read-only?

Vikas Gorur vikas at zresearch.com
Fri Nov 14 11:05:01 UTC 2008

2008/11/14 Onyx <lists at bmail.be>:
> Hi,
> I just had a problem with a disk failure. It was an ext3 partition, and
> suddenly, bc of a problem, it automatically remounted as read-only.
> It was not in a glusterfs setup yet, but it got me thinking...
> What would have happened if that partition was in an afr setup?
> I think glusterfs would hang on a write, correct?

No, AFR would not hang. The write would fail on that volume, but as long
as the write succeeds on atleast one volume, AFR reports success.

Engineer - Z Research

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