[Gluster-devel] GLUSTER background rebuild

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Tue Aug 4 10:15:52 UTC 2009

----- "Anton" <anton.vazir at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello friends,
> I have sucessully installed Gluster 2.0.4 in the 
> configuration of 3 nodes with 2x bricks per node with 
> replication and distribution. While adding an extra brick, 
> which had to became a replicated copy of another brick I 
> have noticed that gluster is doing replication wile 
> accessing a non-replicated data in the rel-time - so 
> listing the contents of the non-replicated directory with 
> large-size files became unacceptably slow, since replication 
> of 10GB data takes time over 1GB network - so the question, 
> is there any way (options) to have the given replication in 
> the backround, so not-affecting the user work? Or this is 
> just is not implemented?

Work on background self-heal is in progress. It will be
part of the 2.1 release.

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