[Gluster-users] cluster/afr not mirroring 100%?

Krishna Srinivas krishna at zresearch.com
Sat Oct 11 05:30:12 UTC 2008

Can you check what the difference is between the two servers after you
kill the copy? Do they differ in the number of files?

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 2:08 AM, Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at trimble.co.nz> wrote:
> Jason Haar wrote:
>> To reiterate: I have two bricks (both /home/export) via 2 servers,
>> mounted on two clients as /mnt/glusterfs. I then copied data (on one
>> client) into /mnt/glusterfs and saw the data start showing up under
>> /home/export on both servers. However, after killing the copy, I have
>> inconsistent files under /home/export. I then ran
>> "find /mnt/glusterfs/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 head -c1 > /dev/null"
>> to force glusterfs to read every file, and that didn't change the state
>> of /home/export on the two bricks. Ah, I've just noticed that running
>> "du /mnt/glusterfs" on both clients also produces inconsistent output -
>> that certainly shouldn't be happening?
> ...and it's repeatable for me. I just umounted the two clients, killed
> the server daemons and restarted glusterfs again, did a copy and got
> similar results. First I copied a single file - and that worked fine.
> Then I started a "rsync -a /etc/ /mnt/glusterfs/newDir" - and killed it
> off. Then I did a "find /mnt/glusterfs/newDir -exec cat..." to ensure
> both clients should be in sync - and they aren't???
> I see a whole bunch of these in the glusterfsd.log file of the server
> with the *larger* number of files
> 2008-10-11 09:25:40 W [posix.c:912:posix_utimens] brick: utimes on
> /etc/rc.local: No such file or directory
> I think they are ignorable - they appears to all refer to symlinks - but
> I'll mention them anyway.
> --
> Cheers
> Jason Haar
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