[Gluster-users] How to re-sync

Liam Slusser lslusser at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 09:33:14 UTC 2010

Assuming you used raid1 (distribute), you DO bring up the new machine
and start gluster.  On one of your gluster mounts you run a ls -alR
and it will resync the new node.  The gluster clients are smart enough
to get the files from the first node.


On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 11:48 PM, Chad <ccolumbu at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, so assuming you have N glusterfsd servers (say 2 cause it does not
> really matter).
> Now one of the servers dies.
> You repair the machine and bring it back up.
> I think 2 things:
> 1. You should not start glusterfsd on boot (you need to sync the HD first)
> 2. When it is up how do you re-sync it?
> Do you rsync the underlying mount points?
> If it is a busy gluster cluster it will be getting new files all the time.
> So how do you sync and bring it back up safely so that clients don't connect
> to an incomplete server?
> ^C
> _______________________________________________
> Gluster-users mailing list
> Gluster-users at gluster.org
> http://gluster.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/gluster-users

More information about the Gluster-users mailing list