[Gluster-users] No space left on device

Daniel Zander zander at ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Jan 19 07:43:56 UTC 2011


> Assuming you are doing a straight distribute there(?), if the user in
Yes's it's a distributed volume.

> question is hashed onto the brick that is 100% full you'll get a space
Is there a way around this other than moving files away from this one 
brick by hand?

> error. Not sure I followed your migration details though, when you say
> "user directories were moved into one of the above folders" do you mean
> copied directly onto the individual storage bricks?

Yes, eg. user_a had the following directories

Then we performed a move:
ssh server5 "mv /storage/5/user_a/ /storage/5/cluster/user_a"
ssh server6 "mv /storage/6/user_a/ /storage/6/cluster/user_a"

This was done as it would not cause any network traffic. Then the volume 
was created like that:


> On 01/19/2011 05:01 AM, zander at ekp.uni-karlsruhe.de wrote:
>> mv: cannot create regular file `/storage/cluster/<etc...>': No space
>> left on device
>> Doing df -h tells me, however:
>> glusterfs#
>> 104T 69T 36T 66% /storage/cluster
>> It may be of importance that one brick in the cluster is actually 100%
>> used. Others are almost completely empty. I am using GlusterFS.3.1.1,
>> the file servers are running debian lenny or ubuntu server 10.04,
>> clients are SLC4, SLC5, CentOS and ubuntu server 10.04.
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