[Gluster-devel] GLUSTER background rebuild

Nathan Stratton nathan at robotics.net
Tue Aug 4 13:16:28 UTC 2009

On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, Anton 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?

Not yet, but you can fix the ls problme with:

unalias ls

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