[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Don't allow data loss via add-brick (was Re: Add single server)

Pranith Kumar Karampuri pkarampu at redhat.com
Tue May 2 10:20:00 UTC 2017

On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 9:16 AM, Pranith Kumar Karampuri <pkarampu at redhat.com
> wrote:

> Yeah it is a good idea. I asked him to raise a bug and we can move forward
> with it.

+Raghavendra/Nitya who can help with the fix.

> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 9:07 PM, Joe Julian <joe at julianfamily.org> wrote:
>> On 04/30/2017 01:13 AM, lemonnierk at ulrar.net wrote:
>>> So I was a little but luck. If I has all the hardware part, probably i
>>>> would be firesd after causing data loss by using a software marked as
>>>> stable
>>> Yes, we lost our data last year to this bug, and it wasn't a test
>>> cluster.
>>> We still hear from it from our clients to this day.
>>> Is known that this feature is causing data loss and there is no evidence
>>>> or
>>>> no warning in official docs.
>>>> I was (I believe) the first one to run into the bug, it happens and I
>>> knew it
>>> was a risk when installing gluster.
>>> But since then I didn't see any warnings anywhere except here, I agree
>>> with you that it should be mentionned in big bold letters on the site.
>>> Might even be worth adding a warning directly on the cli when trying to
>>> add bricks if sharding is enabled, to make sure no-one will destroy a
>>> whole cluster for a known bug.
>> I absolutely agree - or, just disable the ability to add-brick with
>> sharding enabled. Losing data should never be allowed.
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