[Gluster-users] "UNLINK [...] returned NULL inode" message in client log

Daniel Maher dma+gluster at witbe.net
Fri Dec 5 13:35:15 UTC 2008

Anand Avati wrote:
>> I posted this in November, but did not receive any responses at the
>> time.  With all the talk of mixing 32 and 64-bit systems, it occurred to
>> me that perhaps there's a link between word size (and the exceeding
>> thereof), and this error.
>> Is it possible that my 64-bit clients are trying to assign file
>> attributes which are too large for my 32-bit servers to deal with, and
>> if so, could that result in the error noted above ?
> Your problem does not seem to be related to word sizes. Can you please
> try 1.4.0rc1 and see if it helps?

Unfortunately no, as the cluster in question is in production, and it 
uses AFR (which, if the mailing list is to be believed, still has issues 
in 1.4.x).

Once 1.4.x has been stable for a while, i'll be more than happy to 
upgrade, however. :)

Daniel Maher <dma+gluster AT witbe DOT net>

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