[Gluster-users] Problem with some files not auto-healing still

KwangErn Liew ke.liew at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 22:13:45 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Keith Freedman <freedman at freeformit.com>wrote:

> At 12:28 PM 9/18/2008, KwangErn Liew wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 3:35 AM, Keith Freedman
> ><<mailto:freedman at freeformit.com>freedman at freeformit.com> wrote:
> >I think gluster should, if a file doesn't have extended attributes
> >one one machine and does on the other, the one without attributes
> >should be overwritte with the other version and then given
> >attributes.  but I think this may be so as to preserve files that
> >aren't gluster manged, but I've no idea the thought process on that.
> >
> >
> > From what I observe in 1.4pre5, if your filesystem doesn't support
> > extended attributes, it'll fail to start.
> yes, but I'm thining about when it does support extended attributes
> and files end up in there that don't have them.  (i.e. someone
> accidentally copied over a file using the underlying filesystem
> directly--gluster should recognize it and if there's a version in the
> gluster world with attributes it takes precidence, otherwise, it adds
> the extended attributes and brings the file into the gluster world.

Ah I see, AFAIK, GlusterFS does this automatically even in 1.3.x or are you
experiencing the opposite?
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