[Gluster-devel] Add me too for lockup of system for very simple GlusterFS config...

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Sun Sep 6 07:42:13 UTC 2009

On 9/6/09, Mark Mielke <mark at mark.mielke.cc> wrote:
> Ouch. I used a very simple configuration. The server has a posix volume with
> a server volume. The client has single client brick with a
> cluster/replicate. I'd show you the volume files, but the server won't shut
> down and restart to let me show you them, and I'll have to go in to the
> server room to restart it.
>  I can still ssh in and run basic commands, but as soon as I try and 'cd'
> around on the system, or run commands like 'df', my terminal locks up.
> Control-C and Control-Z do nothing.
>  This is Fedora 11 / x86_64, with GlusterFS 2.1.0-git. I use ext4 for a file
> system.
>  Personally, I buy that GlusterFS is a user space application, and FUSE is
> supposed to prevent these sorts of problems from being possible - but
> whatever the cause, it seems that GlusterFS on a modern Linux kernel, and
> modern file system, can easily cause a lockup.
>  Ouch.
>  If you tell me what commands you would like me to run, I'll try to help out
> in diagnosing the problem. I am new to GlusterFS, and this was really my
> first test.

is it possible to get a dmesg output somehow? anything on the console?
is this the system running storage/posix (server)? or the fuse mount
(client) or both?


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