[Gluster-users] can you change a brick's mount point?

Atin Mukherjee atin.mukherjee83 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 14:38:19 UTC 2015

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On 7 Jun 2015 20:04, "Nathan Hand (Business)" <nathanh at manu.com.au> wrote:
> I have a simple distributed volume with two bricks.
>      # gluster volume info myvolume
>      Volume Name: myvolume
>      Type: Distribute
>      Volume ID: b0193509-817b-4f77-8f65-4cfeb384bedb
>      Status: Started
>      Number of Bricks: 2
>      Transport-type: tcp
>      Bricks:
>      Brick1: zeus.lan:/mnt/pool-lvol1/brick0
>      Brick2: io.lan:/data/glusterfs/myvolume/brick2/anchor
> I’d like to change Brick1’s path to follow Brick2’s naming convention,
i.e. /data/glusterfs/myvolume/brick1/anchor
> I can easily change Brick1’s mount point, but I don’t know how to tell
gluster about the new location.
> Options I’ve considered:
>     * Editing /var/lib/glusterd/vols by hand, but that could be foolish.
>     * Adding brick3, removing brick1, adding brick1, removing brick3.
This looks to be the best option IMO. You could go for replace brick option
but that doesnt protect you from data loss.
> Is there a better way? Preferably one that doesn’t need brick3 because I
don’t have a brick that large lying around.
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