[Gluster-devel] This bug hunt just gets weirder...

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Tue Mar 3 13:32:03 UTC 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 1:09 AM, Gordan Bobic <gordan at bobich.net> wrote:
> OK, I've managed to resolve this, but it wasn't possible to resync the
> primary off the secondary. What I ended up doing was backing up the files
> that were changed since the primary went down, blanking the secondary,
> resyncing the secondary off the primary, and copying the backed up files
> back into the file system.
> By primary and secondary here I am referring to the order in which they are
> listed in subvolumes.
> So to re-iterate - syncing primary off the secondary wasn't working, but
> syncing secondary off the primary worked.
> Can anyone hazard a guess as to how to debug this issue further? Since I
> have the backup of the old data on the secondary, I can probably have a go
> at re-creating the problem (I'm hoping it won't be re-creatable with the
> freshly synced data).

Did you happen to change the subvolume order in the vofile, or
add/remove subvols? Doing so may result in such unexpected behavior.


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