[Gluster-users] cannot create a new volume with a brick that used to be part of a deleted volume?
harry.mangalam at uci.edu
Tue Sep 18 18:18:51 UTC 2012
I believe gluster writes 2 entries into the top level of your gluster brick
-rw-r--r-- 2 root root 36 2012-06-22 15:58 .gl.mount.check
drw------- 258 root root 8192 2012-04-16 13:20 .glusterfs
You will have to remove these as well as all the other fs info from the volume
to re-add the fs as another brick.
Or just remake the filesystem - instantaneous with XFS, less so with ext4.
On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 11:03:35 AM Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> I'm running v3.3.0 on Fedora16-x86_64. I used to have a replicated
> volume on two bricks. This morning I deleted it successfully:
> [root at farm-ljf0 ~]# gluster volume stop gv0
> Stopping volume will make its data inaccessible. Do you want to
> continue? (y/n) y
> Stopping volume gv0 has been successful
> [root at farm-ljf0 ~]# gluster volume delete gv0
> Deleting volume will erase all information about the volume. Do you
> want to continue? (y/n) y
> Deleting volume gv0 has been successful
> [root at farm-ljf0 ~]# gluster volume info all
> No volumes present
> I then attempted to create a new volume using the same bricks that
> used to be part of the (now) deleted volume, but it keeps refusing &
> failing claiming that the brick is already part of a volume:
> [root at farm-ljf1 ~]# gluster volume create gv0 rep 2 transport tcp
> 10.31.99.165:/mnt/sdb1 10.31.99.166:/mnt/sdb1
> /mnt/sdb1 or a prefix of it is already part of a volume
> [root at farm-ljf1 ~]# gluster volume info all
> No volumes present
> Note farm-ljf0 is 10.31.99.165 and farm-ljf1 is 10.31.99.166. I also
> tried restarting glusterd (and glusterfsd) hoping that might clear
> things up, but it had no impact.
> How can /mnt/sdb1 be part of a volume when there are no volumes present?
> Is this a bug, or am I just missing something obvious?
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