[Gluster-devel] Missing files?

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Wed Jul 22 16:10:05 UTC 2009

> I have been witnessing some strange behaviour with my GlusterFS system.
> Fact is there are some files which exist and are completely accessible
> in the server, while they can't be accessed from a client, while other
> files do.
> To be sure, I copied the same files to another directory and I still was
> unable to see them from the client. To be sure it wasn't any kind of
> file permissions, selinux or whatever issue, I created a copy from a
> working directory, and still wasn't seen from the client. All I get is
> a:
> ls: .: No such file or directory
> And the client log says:
> [2009-07-22 14:04:18] W [fuse-bridge.c:1651:fuse_opendir]
> glusterfs-fuse: 104778: OPENDIR (null) (fuse_loc_fill() failed)
> While the server log says nothing.
> Funniest thing is the same client has another GlusterFS mount to another
> server, which has exactly the same contents as the first one, and this
> mount does work.
> Some data:
> [root at streamer001 /]# ls /mnt/file01/cust/rtpa/
> ls: /mnt/file01/cust/rtpa/: No such file or directory
> [root at streamer001 /]# ls /mnt/file02/cust/rtpa/
> configs  files  outgoing  reports
> [root at streamer001 /]# mount
> /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 on / type ext3 (rw)
> proc on /proc type proc (rw)
> sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
> devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
> /dev/sda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
> tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
> none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw)
> sunrpc on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw)
> glusterfs#file01.priv on /mnt/file01 type fuse
> (rw,max_read=131072,allow_other,default_permissions)
> glusterfs#file02.priv on /mnt/file02 type fuse
> (rw,max_read=131072,allow_other,default_permissions)
> [root at file01 /]# ls /file/data/cust/rtpa
> configs  files  outgoing  reports
> [root at file02 /]# ls /file/data/cust/rtpa
> configs  files  outgoing  reports
> Any ideas?

Can you please post all your client and server logs and volfiles? Are
you quite certain that this is not a result of some misconfiguration?


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