[Gluster-users] Existing Data and self mounts ?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Mon Jun 4 10:46:05 UTC 2012

On 06/04/2012 05:21 PM, David Coulson wrote:

>> Question (4.2)
>> -Is it safe to create a brick in a directory that already has files in
>> it ?
> As long as you force a self-heal on it before you use it.

Do you know if I'll be able to convert a distribute to 
distribute-replicate this way?

1) delete the distribute volume

2) create a distribute-replicate volume

3) run the self-heal, which hopefully results in the data moved to the 
other brick, *not* removed?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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