[Gluster-users] Removing bricks

Thomas Wakefield twake at cola.iges.org
Wed Feb 9 14:45:47 UTC 2011

I am not using replicate, so that won't help me.

On Feb 4, 2011, at 5:23 PM, Roberto Franchini wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Thomas Wakefield <twake at cola.iges.org> wrote:
>> What's the best process for removing a brick from a gluster setup running 3.0  (possibly getting upgraded to 3.1 soon)?
>> We have 32 bricks, over 8 servers, and need to start thinking about how we will age out the smaller disks in favor of larger disk sizes.
> We a 6 servers cluster in distribute/replicate running on 3.0.5.
> Yesterday we drop a node in favor of a a new one.
> So we umount and the stopped all the gluster servers, then modify the
> client vol file to point the new server instead of the old one and
> then restart/remount the cluster.
> At the beginning the new node was empty, so we did a ls -lR on a dir
> on the gluster storage to see the new node filled with data.
> Hope this help, cheers,
> RF
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