[Gluster-devel] .glusterfs directory?

Ravishankar N ravishankar at redhat.com
Mon Dec 21 03:49:36 UTC 2020

On 21/12/20 7:10 am, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Hello
> I have a lot of stale entries in bricks' .glusterfs directories. Is it
> safe to just rm -rf it and hope for automatic rebuild? Reading the
> source and experimenting, it does not seems obvious.
> Or is there a way to clean up stale entries that lead to files that do
> not exist anymore?
On a healthy system, one should definitely not remove any files or sub 
directories inside .glusterfs as they contain important metadata. Which 
entries specifically inside .glusterfs do you think are stale and why?


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