[Gluster-users] Unable to remove/replace dead brick

Nilesh Govindrajan me at nileshgr.com
Fri Jul 11 13:30:22 UTC 2014

sto1 ~ # gluster volume remove-brick www-common replica 1
Removing brick(s) can result in data loss. Do you want to Continue? (y/n) y
volume remove-brick commit force: failed: Incorrect brick
sto2:/data/gluster/www-common for volume www-common

sto1 ~ # gluster volume replace-brick www-common
sto2:/data/gluster/www-common sto2:/data/gluster/www-common commit
volume replace-brick: failed: brick: sto2:/data/gluster/www-common
does not exist in volume: www-common

The real objective was to change hostname, but this messed up somehow.

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