[Gluster-users] creating a volume with an already populated folder
klatouche at digitalchocolate.com
Fri May 20 06:28:46 UTC 2011
I reply to myself to share the experience.
BoxA had an already populated /export folder.
I installed BoxB and gluster 3.2 on both boxes.
I created a replicated volume
I mounted this volume from a client
On the client cd /mountpoint and then du
Box B /export started to populate
> will do
> thx a lot
>> If its setup as replicate, then just do what I suggested, but from a
>> client. It should trigger the replicate
>> From: Karim Latouche<klatouche at digitalchocolate.com>
>> To: gluster-users at gluster.org
>> Date: 05/18/2011 08:46 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] creating a volume with an already
>> populated folder
>> Sent by: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org
>> Hi Greg
>> Thanks for your answer.
>> Actually it more a server issue.
>> I have box A and BoxB each of them export /export folder
>> I have around 200Gigs of file on BoxA in /export and I was hopping that
>> creating a volume exporting /export will trigger repilication on Box B.
>> It looks like it doesn't.
>>> So... don't know that I should share this will all since its not
>>> suggested... but all you have to do is stat all of the files. If you
>>> generate a file list on the storage box and then take that list to the
>>> client that can't see them, and run stat on each file it should find
>>> Depending on your data size it might not be worth the effort.
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