[Gluster-users] 3.3.1 breaks NFS CARP setup
d.a.bretherton at reading.ac.uk
Thu Nov 1 13:13:32 UTC 2012
Thank you all for your comments and suggestions. I am very sorry not to
have responded before now. Last week I was preoccupied with the problem
I described in the following thread and then went away for a long weekend.
The excessive load problem turned out to be caused by the problematic
upgrade and subsequent downgrade that I reported in this thread. I
suspect this was because I downgraded using the 3.3.0 packages I found
at bits.gluster.com rather than the ones in Kaleb's repo.
Unfortunately I have not managed to reproduce the CARP problem on
upgrade using a pair of test servers. Therefore the NFS crashing
problem with CARP I experienced must have been caused by something
unique to my production cluster. Two things I didn't try while
attempting to reproduce the NFS crashes were (1) upgrading from 3.3.0-1
and (2) using a mixture of CentOS-5 and CentOS-6 servers. I am now
using version 3.3.0-11, and I will put some more effort into reproducing
the CARP problem for a bug report if the same thing happens the next
time I try to upgrade my production cluster to 3.3.1.
On 10/22/2012 03:08 PM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
> On 10/22/2012 09:42 AM, Dan Bretherton wrote:
>> Incidentally, when I decided to downgrade 3.3.0 I discovered that those
>> RPMs aren't available for download from http://download.glusterfs.org or
>> http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/kkeithle/glusterfs (epel-glusterfs)
>> any more.
> The old 3.3.0 RPMs from my fedorapeople.org repo are at
>> I managed to find RPMs for version 3.3.0 by Googling for the
>> file names and found them here:
> I would not recommend using those. They were built on an ancient
> CentOS machine that hasn't been updated since forever and I believe
> I've heard that they have obsolete dependencies. YMMV.
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