[Gluster-devel] xattrs and bug 9

Mark Mielke mark at mark.mielke.cc
Fri Aug 14 18:33:47 UTC 2009

On 08/14/2009 02:26 PM, Gordan Bobic wrote:
> Jamson Hariss wrote:
>> Hello.
>> In 2.0.6 "bug 9" has been "fixed", meaning that extended attributes
>> 'trusted.afr.volume' are no longer visible from mount point. I was using
>> those attributes to determine on which brick files actually reside and
>> perform checksumming on them to ensure that replicate works as intended
>> (which it occasionally does not).
>> My question - is there a way in 2.0.6 to know on which brick file
>> actually resides in AFR? On a side note - why it was necessary to remove
>> those attributes in the first place?
> Maybe I'm missing something important here, but with AFR a file should 
> reside on ALL bricks. If it isn't then something has gone badly wrong.

I think he means "which brick is authoritative". Or, that's what I 
assumed anyways...

I suspect the purpose is for manual heal in the case that self-heal does 
not work?


Mark Mielke<mark at mielke.cc>

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