[Gluster-users] Where does the 'date' string in '/var/log/glusterfs/gl.log' come from?

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Tue Dec 10 05:12:28 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 10:14 AM, harry mangalam wrote:
> Admittedly I should search the source, but I wonder if anyone knows this
> offhand.
> Background: of our 84 ROCKS (6.1) -provisioned compute nodes, 4 have
> picked up an 'advanced date' in the /var/log/glusterfs/gl.log file -
> that date string is running about 5-6 hours ahead of the system date and
> all the Gluster servers (which are identical and correct). The time
> advancement does not appear to be identical tho it's hard to tell since
> it only shows on errors and those update irregularly.

The timestamps in the log file are by default in UTC. That could 
possibly explain why the timestamps look advanced in the log file.

> All the clients are the same version and all the servers are the same
> (gluster v 3.4.0-8.el6.x86_64
> This would not be of interest except that those 4 clients are losing
> files, unable to reliably do IO, etc on the gluster fs. They don't
> appear to be having problems with NFS mounts, nor with a Fraunhofer FS
> that is also mounted on each node,

Do you observe anything in the client log files of these machines that 
indicate I/O problems?


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