[Gluster-users] Expanding brick size in glusterfs 3.7.11

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 03:35:43 UTC 2019

I've expanded bricks using lvm and there was no problems at all with gluster seeing the change. The expansion was performed basically simultaneously on both existing bricks of a replica. I would expect the raid expansion to behave similarly.

On April 25, 2019 9:05:45 PM EDT, Pat Haley <phaley at mit.edu> wrote:
>Last summer we added a new brick to our gluster volume (running 
>glusterfs 3.7.11).  The new brick was a new server with with 12 of 24 
>disk bays filled (we couldn't afford to fill them all at the time).  
>These 12 disks are managed in a hardware RAID-6.  We have recently been
>able to purchase another 12 disks.  We would like to just add these new
>disks to the existing hardware RAID and thus expand the size of the 
>brick.  If we can successfully add them to the hardware RAID like this,
>will gluster have any problems with the expanded brick size?
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