[Gluster-users] bailout after period of inactivity

Stephan von Krawczynski skraw at ithnet.com
Tue Jun 23 11:14:40 UTC 2009

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:47:54 +0200
Arend-Jan Wijtzes <ajwytzes at wise-guys.nl> wrote:

> Hi Gluster people,
> We are seeing errors when GlusterFS is being accessed after a long
> period (days) of inactivity (the FS is used but not from this machine).
> The behavior is that the accessing application is confronted with an
> error and after some time (seconds, not minutes) the Filesystem
> is availabe again.
> Whatever is causing it, I don't think the application should be bothered
> to handle this. Here's the significant portion of the logfile.


I can confirm that kind of behaviour. In my testbed starting servers and
clients and leaving them alone for a day shows that the mounted trees are
unavailable and hung after that. Stopping the client process and restarting it
makes the trees work again.


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