[Gluster-users] Re-balancing after expansion

Jon Tegner tegner at renget.se
Mon Apr 29 10:34:03 UTC 2013

On 04/26/2013 12:03 PM, Hans Lambermont wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> Jon Tegner wrote on 20130426:
>> Hi, I have a system using 3.2.6-1, running ext4. I recently expanded
>> the system from 4 to 5 servers. I have NOT yet done re-balancing of
>> the system - so at the moment most of the writing of new files goes to
>> the new server.
>> My impression is that it would be possible to re balance while the
>> system is in use, is this correct?
> Yes.

went ahead and did

gluster volume rebalance glusterNoriko migrate-data start

and seemed to start OK. However, when running

gluster volume rebalance glusterNoriko status

system reports

rebalance not started. Should I be worried here?



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