[Gluster-users] Recovery from network failure

Georgecooldude georgecooldude at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 20:31:54 UTC 2009

Anyone have any ideas on the below? Thanks.

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 10:05 PM, Georgecooldude
<georgecooldude at gmail.com>wrote:

> The file in question is a linux ISO. On Server01 I've copied it over to my
> gluster mount and waited for it to be fully copied. Then on server02 I've
> waited until about half of the file is replicated over and pulled the
> network cable. Once the network cable is back in again no matter what I do I
> cannot get it to sync the file back up. I did notice however that if I
> reboot both of the servers then the corrupt image on Server02 is then
> replicated over to Server01.
> Should Gluster 2.0.6 be able to cope with something like this or is this a
> 2.1 feature?
>   On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Anand Avati <avati at gluster.com> wrote:
>> > I'm starting gluster like this:
>> > sudo glusterfs -f /etc/glusterfs/glusterfs-client.vol /mnt/glusterfs
>> > sudo glusterfsd -f /etc/glusterfs/glusterfs-server.vol
>> >
>> > And do the following to try and trigger it to replicate
>> > sudo ls -alRh /mnt/glusterfs/
>> > sudo ls -alRh /data/export
>> > sudo ls -alRh /data/export-ns
>> >
>> > Am I missing something?
>> You need to access the file in question from the mountpoint (ls -lR
>> just ends up accessing all the files). Are you accessing it while the
>> file is still open and being written to? self heal of open files will
>> be supported only in 2.1 release.
>> Avati

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