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

KwangErn Liew ke.liew at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 21:03:15 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Vikas Gorur <vikas at zresearch.com> wrote:

> 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.

Is there N tries before write is reported to be failed on that volume? Or is
it failed immediately?

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