[Gluster-users] What will happen if one file size exceeds the available node's harddrive capacity?

Alex/AT alex at alex-at.ru
Tue May 3 09:06:39 UTC 2011

Yueyu Lin <yueyu.lin at me.com> писал(а) в своём письме Tue, 03 May 2011  
12:48:41 +0400:

>    Now I will copy the file again to the mounted directory. In client,  
> it shows it has more than 20GB space available. But what will happen  
> when I copy the huge file to it since every single brick doesn't have  
> enough space to hold it.

Haven't tried it, but most probably, it won't work. Distribute algorithm  
distributes files between bricks, but it has nothing to do with the file  
data itself. So, if the file won't fit on any brick completely, it won't  
fit at all.

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