[Gluster-users] Indexing/Importing existing files on disk

Patrick Nixon pnixon at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 14:30:29 UTC 2022

Thank you for the response
The Volume I want to import the files into is a distributed volume with 9
bricks. (more info at the bottom).
It seems I failed to include the referenced page (
in my last email, apologies for that.

Volume Name: sfs
Type: Distribute
Volume ID: 9f65aaa5-86cf-40ae-a447-506f7751a8ea
Status: Started
Snapshot Count: 0
Number of Bricks: 9
Transport-type: tcp
Brick1: sfs02:/data/brick1/gv0
Brick2: sfs01:/data/brick1/gv0
Brick3: sfs03:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick4: sfs04:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick5: sfs05:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick6: sfs06:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick7: sfs07:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick8: sfs08:/data/brick1/gv1
Brick9: sfs09:/data/brick1/gv1
Options Reconfigured:
performance.client-io-threads: on
transport.address-family: inet
storage.fips-mode-rchecksum: on
nfs.disable: on

On Sat, Apr 2, 2022 at 7:35 AM Strahil Nikolov <hunter86_bg at yahoo.com>

> In order to help you, the community needs the volume info.
> Best Regards,
> Strahil Nikolov
> On Fri, Apr 1, 2022 at 3:38, Patrick Nixon
> <pnixon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
>  I'm running Gluster 7.2 (there doesn't seem to be a newer version for my
> arch armhf).
>  I'm trying to add a disk as a brick to a volume and be able to
> import/load the existing files in without having to bulk copy them in a
> roundabout fashion.
>  I found this page that indicates just trying to access the file(s) should
> make them show up once the brick is added with the force tag.
>  Is this still true?   Suggestions on what to try to accomplish this if
> the article is no longer relevant?
> thank you!
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