[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Replica 3 - how to replace failed node (peer)
ksubrahm at redhat.com
Thu Apr 11 04:55:37 UTC 2019
On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:23 AM Karthik Subrahmanya <ksubrahm at redhat.com>
> Hi Strahil,
> Can you give us some more insights on
> - the volume configuration you were using?
> - why you wanted to replace your brick?
> - which brick(s) you tried replacing?
- if you remember the commands/steps that you followed, please give that as
> - what problem(s) did you face?
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:14 AM Strahil <hunter86_bg at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi Karthnik,
>> I used only once the brick replace function when I wanted to change my
>> Arbiter (v3.12.15 in oVirt 4.2.7) and it was a complete disaster.
>> Most probably I should have stopped the source arbiter before doing that,
>> but the docs didn't mention it.
>> Thus I always use reset-brick, as it never let me down.
>> Best Regards,
>> Strahil Nikolov
>> On Apr 11, 2019 07:34, Karthik Subrahmanya <ksubrahm at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi Strahil,
>> Thank you for sharing your experience with reset-brick option.
>> Since he is using the gluster version 3.7.6, we do not have the
>> reset-brick  option implemented there. It is introduced in 3.9.0. He has
>> to go with replace-brick with the force option if he wants to use the same
>> path & name for the new brick.
>> Yes, it is recommended to have the new brick to be of the same size as
>> that of the other bricks.
>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 10:31 PM Strahil <hunter86_bg at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I have used reset-brick - but I have just changed the brick layout.
>> You may give it a try, but I guess you need your new brick to have same
>> amount of space (or more).
>> Maybe someone more experienced should share a more sound solution.
>> Best Regards,
>> Strahil NikolovOn Apr 10, 2019 12:42, Martin Toth <snowmailer at gmail.com>
>> > Hi all,
>> > I am running replica 3 gluster with 3 bricks. One of my servers failed
>> - all disks are showing errors and raid is in fault state.
>> > Type: Replicate
>> > Volume ID: 41d5c283-3a74-4af8-a55d-924447bfa59a
>> > Status: Started
>> > Number of Bricks: 1 x 3 = 3
>> > Transport-type: tcp
>> > Bricks:
>> > Brick1: node1.san:/tank/gluster/gv0imagestore/brick1
>> > Brick2: node2.san:/tank/gluster/gv0imagestore/brick1 <— this brick is
>> > Brick3: node3.san:/tank/gluster/gv0imagestore/brick1
>> > So one of my bricks is totally failed (node2). It went down and all
>> data are lost (failed raid on node2). Now I am running only two bricks on 2
>> servers out from 3.
>> > This is really critical problem for us, we can lost all data. I want to
>> add new disks to node2, create new raid array on them and try to replace
>> failed brick on this node.
>> > What is the procedure of replacing Brick2 on node2, can someone advice?
>> I can’t find anything relevant in documentation.
>> > Thanks in advance,
>> > Martin
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