[Gluster-devel] error while reading from an open file

Vijay Bellur vijay at gluster.com
Wed Sep 2 13:12:21 UTC 2009

Brian Hirt wrote:
> The first part of this problem (open files not surviving gluster 
> restarts) seems like a pretty major design flaw that needs to be fixed. 
Yes, we do know that this is a problem and we have our sights set on 
solving this.

> The second part (gluster not reporting the error to the writer when 
> gluster chokes) is a critical problem that needs to be fixed.   

This is a bug in the write-behind translator and bug 242 has been 
tracked to address this.

A discussion from the mailing list archives which could be of interest 
to you for the tail -f problem:



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