[Gluster-users] AFR Caching

Vikas Gorur vikas at zresearch.com
Thu Oct 23 07:11:50 UTC 2008

2008/10/23 martin <mpeacock at mater.ie>:
> Thanks for the prompt reply, folks.

> So is that the point of the lazy healing? When a node is defined as
> 'dirty' any file access is verified with the 'other' node?  What then
> determines when the pair of nodes are 'clean'? Is that the
> responsibility of the surviving node?

The self-heal of the contents of a file happens when the file is opened.
Missing files, mismatched permissions are sync'd when any type of access
to the file happens (stat, etc.). After the self-heal is done, the file
on the 'dirty' node is marked as 'clean'.

Vikas Gorur
Engineer - Z Research

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