[Gluster-users] ***SPAM*** Re: filling gluster cluster with large file doesn't crash the system?!
jeff at genesifter.net
Tue Nov 9 19:04:22 UTC 2010
Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> 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?
#perl -e 'print rand while 1' > y.out &
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