[Gluster-users] Location of the gluster client log with libgfapi?

Gambit15 dougti+gluster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 22:17:19 UTC 2017

On 27 January 2017 at 19:05, Kevin Lemonnier <lemonnierk at ulrar.net> wrote:

> > Basically, every now & then I notice random VHD images popping up in the
> > heal queue, and they're almost always in pairs, "healing" the same file
> on
> > 2 of the 3 replicate bricks.
> > That already strikes me as odd, as if a file is "dirty" on more than one
> > brick, surely that's a split-brain scenario? (nothing logged in "info
> > split-brain" though)
> I don't think that's a problem, they do tend to show the heal on every
> brick
> but the one being healed .. I think the sources show the file to heal, not
> the
> dirty one.
> At least that's what I noticed on my clusters.
> >
> > Anyway, these heal processes always hang around for a couple of hours,
> even
> > when it's just metadata on an arbiter brick.
> > That doesn't make sense to me, an arbiter shouldn't take more than a
> couple
> > of seconds to heal!?
> Sorry, no idea on that, I never used arbiter setups.

If it's actually showing the source files that are being healed *from*, not
*to*, that'd make sense. Although it's a counter-intuitive way of
displaying things & is completely contrary to all of the documentation (as
described by readthedocs.gluster.io, Red Hat & Rackspace)

> >
> > I spoke with Joe on IRC, and he suggested I'd find more info in the
> > client's logs...
> Well it'd be good to know why they need healing, for sure.
> I don't know of any way to get that on the gluster side, you need to
> find a way on oVirt to redirect the output of the qemu process somewhere.
> That's where you'll find the libgfapi logs.
> Never used oVirt so I can't really help on that :/

Well you've given me somewhere to start from at least.


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