[Gluster-users] Maintainance mode for bricks

Tejas N. Bhise tejas at gluster.com
Wed Apr 14 13:51:20 UTC 2010

Ok. and how many clients mount these volume(s) .. asking so I can understand how many need to remount if config is changed.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Stober" <fred.stober at kit.edu>
To: "Tejas N. Bhise" <tejas at gluster.com>
Cc: gluster-users at gluster.org
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7:00:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Maintainance mode for bricks

Dear Tejas,

On Wednesday 14 April 2010, Tejas N. Bhise wrote:
> ok .. so if I understand correctly, you want to *replace* an existing
> export by a new export on a new machine, while keeping all data online and
> keep the source export of the replace in read mode so it can be copied off.

> Are there other processes also doing a read off the read only
> export/sub-volume, besides the rsync ?
Yes, there is some activity ...

The goal is to keep the whole process as transparent to the users which 
read/write to the flat space as possible. Since our users mostly have a 
write-once read-many usage pattern, it should be possible to keep them happy.


Fred-Markus Stober
stober at cern.ch
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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