[Gluster-users] Continue to work in "degraded mode" (missing brick)

Ravishankar N ravishankar at redhat.com
Thu Aug 8 05:54:38 UTC 2019

On 07/08/19 9:53 PM, Nux! wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm testing a replicated volume with 3 bricks. I've killed a brick, 
> but the volume is still mounted and can see the files from the bricks 
> that are still online and can do operations on them.
> What I cannot do is create new files in the volume, e.g.:
> dd: failed to open ‘test1000’: Transport endpoint is not connected
> Is there a way to make this volume continue to work while one of the 
> bricks is offline? There is still space available in the remaining 
> bricks, shouldn't it try to use it?

If 2 bricks are online and the clients are connected to them, writes 
should work.  Unless the brick that was down was the only good copy, 
i.e. the only one that successfully witnessed all previous writes. What 
version of gluster are you using? Check the mount log for more details.

> Regards

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