[Gluster-users] Fwd: Problems with self heal on replicated DHT

Raghavendra G raghavendra at gluster.com
Tue Dec 15 17:57:29 UTC 2009

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From: Raghavendra G <raghavendra.hg at gmail.com>
Date: 2009/12/15
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Problems with self heal on replicated DHT
To: Roland Rabben <roland at jotta.no>
Cc: gluster-users at gluster.org

Hi Roland,

Can you try 3.0.0 and check whether the problem with self-heal persists?

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Roland Rabben <roland at jotta.no> wrote:

> Hi
> I am using Gluster 2.06 on my servers and clients. My setup is a replicated
> with cluster/replicate and then distribued with DHT.
>  My bricks are paired. Brick1 on server1 is replicated to Brick2 on server
> 2
> and so on.
> My problem is that it seems that self heal only works on the secondary
> bricks (Brick2 in this example).
> For a test I can rm a file from Brick2 behind GlusterFS's back, run a self
> heal on my dfs with ls -lR, and the file will be recovered on Brick2 as
> expected.
> However if I remove a file from Brick1 and run the same self heal, it
> doesn't work. Not only that, but the file is now gone from my dfs. (It is
> still stored on Brick2)
> I have tried using option "lookup-unhashed on" and option "lookup-unhashed
> yes". (There seem to be some confusion to what is the correct syntax in the
> docs. The example<
> http://gluster.com/community/documentation/index.php/Translators/cluster/distribute
> >uses
> "yes" and the text below says default is "on").
> Is this the expected behavior?
> Please advise on how to fix this. I want a self heal to fix both my primary
> and secondary bricks.
> Regards
> Roland Rabben
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Raghavendra G

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