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

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Thu Aug 8 07:46:23 UTC 2019

Sorry, I meant to say distributed, not replicated!
I'm on 6.4 from CentOs7 SIG.

I was hoping the volume might still be fully usable write-wise, with 
files going on the remaining bricks, but it doesn't seem to be the case.

Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!

On 2019-08-08 06:54, Ravishankar N wrote:
> 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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