[Gluster-users] filling gluster cluster with large file doesn't crash the system?!

Matt Hodson matth at geospiza.com
Tue Nov 9 18:46:04 UTC 2010

I should also note that on this non-production test rig the block size  
on both bricks is 1KB (1024) so the theoretical file size limit is  
16GB.  so how then did i get a file of 200GB?

On Nov 9, 2010, at 10:34 AM, Matt Hodson wrote:

> craig et al,
> I have a 2 brick distributed 283GB gluster cluster on CentoOS 5. we  
> nfs mounted the cluster from a 3rd machine and wrote random junk to  
> a file. i watched the file grow to 200GB on the cluster when it  
> appeared to stop. however the machine writing to the file still  
> lists the file as growing. it's now at over 320GB. what's going on?
> -matt
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> Matt Hodson
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