[Gluster-users] Making settings permanent in gluster

Robert Hajime Lanning lanning at lanning.cc
Mon Jun 10 12:06:12 UTC 2013

On 06/10/13 01:07, Wolfgang Hennerbichler wrote:
> On 10.06.2013, at 09:48, James <purpleidea at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 1:16 AM, Wolfgang Hennerbichler <wogri at wogri.com> wrote:
>>> On Jun 9, 2013, at 23:30 , Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> volume changes should survive the node failures
>>> even if ALL nodes fail?
>> I mean if all the nodes "fail", then this is equivalent to setting all
>> of the hardware on fire...
> Hah :)
> Failing in my concern was meant to be a power loss on all nodes. Assume two nodes on the same site, suffering from a power outage.
>> So no, it won't persist that. But each individual node could fail, and
>> you could rebuild the cluster accordingly (assuming you are using
>> replication...)
> Sure.
>> Think about it... Hope this helps.
> Sorry to be insistent, but this really bothers me.

It is persisted to disk.  You can check this yourself by going through 
/var/lib/glusterd and looking at the .vol file and others.

Mr. Flibble
King of the Potato People

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