[Gluster-users] default reconnect timeout?

Jeff White jaw171 at pitt.edu
Tue Jan 10 14:11:57 UTC 2012

On 01/10/2012 03:25 AM, Carl Boberg wrote:
> Hello,
> I have started evaluating GlusterFS for our application to share data 
> and everything seems very satisfactory so far :)
> I only have a few questions that are about the timeout that happens 
> when one of the servers goes down.
> We have a simple 2 server setup with 2 replicated volumes.
You should post what version you are using and the output of 'gluster 
volume info'.
> About 10 clients connecting to both of the volumes and filesizes range 
> around a few bytes to about a coupple of megs. Its a lot of files and 
> folders...
Define 'a lot'.  I'm soon going to migrate 83 million files to Gluster 
and that's not 'a lot' compared to some others.
> When one of the servers goes down all clients seems to hang for about 
> 40-50 seconds before being able to access files and folders again. 
> Write operations continues during this but i guess it is being done in 
> memory until the file is accessible again..
> What controles this timeout? Is it possible to adjust it? Is it 
> advisable to adjust it, if you can?
This might be what you are looking for but I don't know if it's 
advisable to change it.

> Also greatful for any pointers to documentation regarding this.
> Cheers
> ---
> Carl Boberg
> Operations
> Memnon Networks AB
> Tegnérgatan 34, SE-113 59 Stockholm
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