[Gluster-users] hidden .gfs* files?
jdarcy at redhat.com
Tue Nov 23 19:09:53 UTC 2010
On 11/23/2010 12:41 PM, Udo Waechter wrote:
> I have some hidden .gfs* files lying around in a distributed Volume (3 bricks). Their acces time and modification time do not change any more. What are these? Something like .nfs* files?
> Can I safely remove them? Their size is as big as the (visible, non .gfs* filename) file's size.
These are temporary files created during rebalance operations, which do
a write/rename to avoid modifying an in-use file. Assuming that the
matching non-.gfs files exist and seem valid, it should be safe to
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