[Gluster-devel] Is it possible to turn an existing filesystem (with data) into a GlusterFS brick ?

Gandalf Corvotempesta gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 17:07:02 UTC 2016

2016-11-11 16:09 GMT+01:00 Sander Eikelenboom <linux at eikelenboom.it>:
> I think that could also be useful
> when trying to recover from total disaster (where glusterfs bricks are brokedown
> and you end up with lose bricks. At least you would be able to keep the
> filesystem data, remove the .glusterfs metadata dir. Then you can use low level
> filesystem tools and rebuild your glusterfs volume and brick inplace, instead of
> to move it out which could be difficult datasize wise.

This would be awesome.

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