[Gluster-users] filling gluster cluster with large file doesn't crash the system?!
Rudi at SoftDux.com
Tue Nov 9 18:58:46 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM, Matt Hodson <matth at geospiza.com> wrote:
> 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 Hodson
>> Scientific Customer Support, Geospiza
>> (206) 633-4403, Ext. 111
How, exactly, did you fill the file with junk?
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