[Gluster-users] glusterd dead but subsys locked

Xavier Hernandez xhernandez at datalab.es
Wed Feb 26 08:57:31 UTC 2014

Hi Viktor,

if you want to stop gluster completely in a controlled way:

  * umount all current mounted volumes

    this will stop the glusterfs process for the mount point.

  * gluster volume stop <volname>

    this will stop the glusterfsd processes for the bricks of the
    specified volume, the glusterfs process for NFS server of that
    volume (if enabled), and the glusterfs process corresponding to the
    self-heal daemon (if all volumes on the same server are stopped)

  * service glusterd stop

    this will stop the glusterd process

After these steps there shouldn't be any gluster process running on any 

If you only want to stop all processes from one server, I don't know any 
other way than manually killing gluster processes.


El 26/02/14 03:33, Viktor Villafuerte ha escrit:
> Ok.. so you claim this is a feature :)
> So, how do you stop Gluster when you want to stop it then?
> v
> On Tue 25 Feb 2014 15:31:18, Joe Julian wrote:
>> Why is that a problem? Having the ability to restart management daemon without interrupting clients is a common and useful thing.
>> On February 25, 2014 3:23:31 PM PST, Viktor Villafuerte <viktor.villafuerte at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've got the same problem here. I did a completely new installation (no
>>> upgrades) and when I do 'service glusterd stop' and after 'status' it
>>> gives the same message. In the meantime there are other about 5
>>> processes
>>> glusterfsd + 4 x glusterfs
>>> that are still running. I can issue 'service glusterfsd stop' which
>>> stops the 'glusterfsd' process but the others stay running. In the logs
>>> there are 'I' messages about bricks/hosts not being available.
>>> It seems that I'm unable to stop gluster unless I start manually
>>> killing
>>> processes :(
>>> v3.4.2-1 from Gluster/latest/RHEL6/6.5
>>> Also there other problems I can see, but I won't confuse this post with
>>> them..
>>> v
>>> On Tue 25 Feb 2014 11:20:09, Khoi Mai wrote:
>>>> When you tried gluster3.4.2-1. did you mean you upgraded it in place
>>> while
>>>> glusterd was running?  Are you missing glusterfs-libs, meaning it
>>> didn't
>>>> upgrade with all your other glusterfs packages?  Lastly, did you
>>> reboot?
>>>> Khoi Mai
>>>> Union Pacific Railroad
>>>> Distributed Engineering & Architecture
>>>> Project Engineer
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