[Gluster-users] Files won't heal, although no obvious problem visible

Ravishankar N ravishankar at redhat.com
Wed Nov 23 10:55:15 UTC 2016

On 11/23/2016 03:56 PM, Pavel Cernohorsky wrote:
> The "hot-client-21" is, based on the vol-file, the following of the 
> bricks:
> option remote-subvolume /opt/data/hdd5/gluster
> option remote-host
> I have self healing daemon disabled, but when I try to trigger healing 
> manually (gluster volume heal <volname>), I get: "Launching heal 
> operation to perform index self heal on volume <volname> has been 
> unsuccessful on bricks that are down. Please check if all brick 
> processes are running.", although all the bricks are online (gluster 
> volume status <volname>).

Can you enable the self-heal daemon  and try again ?  `gluster volume 
heal <volname>` requires the shd to be enabled. The error message that 
you get is inappropriate and is being fixed.

> When I try to just md5sum the file, to trigger automated healing on 
> file manipulation, I get the result, but the file is not healed 
> anyway. This usually works when I do not get 3 entries for the same 
> file in the heal info.

Is the file size for 99705_544c0cd369a84ebcaf095b4a9f6d682a.mp4 non-zero 
on the 2 data bricks (i.e. on and and do they 
Do the md5sums match with what you got on the mount when you calculate 
it directly on these bricks?


> Any clues? What am I doing wrong?
> Kind regards,
> Pavel 

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