[Gluster-users] Re-balancing after expansion

Hans Lambermont hans at shapeways.com
Mon Apr 29 11:08:25 UTC 2013

Jon Tegner wrote on 20130429:

> On 04/26/2013 12:03 PM, Hans Lambermont wrote:
>>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?
> 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?

Yes, search the gluster logs for the abort reason and work from there.

   Hans Lambermont
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