[Gluster-devel] Network Outage - Expected Behaviour?

Daniel Maher dma+gluster at witbe.net
Thu Jul 9 15:29:40 UTC 2009

Gordan Bobic wrote:
> What is the expected behaviour of gluster client when servers disappear
> (due to a short network outage) and re-appear? For example, say there are
> servers A and B, and client C. A goes away (e.g. pull the network cable).
> Timeout occurs, client continues using B. A returns without glusterfsd
> being restarted or the client glusterfs being restarted.
> Does the client periodically re-scan for presence of servers that dropped
> out? Or does the client have to be restarted to notice that a server has
> returned?

As witnessed during my last round of testing some time ago under 
2.0.0rc1 (yes, i know), client C will _not_ notice that server A has 

This behaviour may have changed since, however...


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