[Gluster-users] gluster brings down freebsd network interface

Mark Mielke mark at mark.mielke.cc
Sat Sep 26 21:33:05 UTC 2009

On 09/26/2009 03:41 PM, Wei Dong wrote:
> Hi All,
> Our linux cluster uses a freebsd gateway, and it seems that starting a 
> second glusterfs/glusterfsd instance (no matter as client or server 
> listening on different port) on the linux machines tends to bring down 
> the intel pro1000 NIC of the freebsd gateway.  It doesn't happen every 
> time on each particular machine, but it almost always happens when I 
> try to do it on each of our 66 machines.  I'm causing a lot of 
> troubles to the cluster users by testing glusterfs and I'm wondering 
> it someone on the list has an idea what's going on.
> Strictly speaking, it might not be a bug of glusterfs, but we've been 
> running the cluster for half a year and glusterfs is the only program 
> to trigger the bug.

What does bringing down the NIC mean? Any kernel logs? Programs are all 
working fine - no freezes - but just the network connectivity is out?


Mark Mielke<mark at mielke.cc>

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