[Gluster-users] help! - cant bring 1 of 4 servers up..

paul simpson paul at realisestudio.com
Mon Aug 8 11:44:07 PDT 2011


pranith - a huge and heartfelt thanks for your super prompt attention.  a
very scary event turned into a non-event.  :)

regards,

-p


On 8 August 2011 18:35, Pranith Kumar K <pranithk at gluster.com> wrote:

> **
> After debugging the problem with paul on IRC, we found that because his
> disk had no free space, the subsequent writes on one of the peer files (used
> for recovering run-time information) failed so the file became empty.
> Because of this glusterd could not restore that peer so it is not
> re-starting successfully. We copied the contents of that file from other
> peer in the cluster to the problematic one. Then glusterd started
> successfully.
>
> Pranith.
>
>
> On 08/08/2011 10:32 PM, paul simpson wrote:
>
> hi pranith,
>
>  many thanks for the super quick reply!  i've attached the files asked for
> - be keen to hear your thoughts.  i'm stumped - and scared!
>
>  regards,
>
>  paul
>
>
>
>
> On 8 August 2011 17:59, Pranith Kumar K <pranithk at gluster.com> wrote:
>
>>  zip /etc/glusterd and send across
>>
>> Pranith
>>
>> On 08/08/2011 10:15 PM, paul simpson wrote:
>>
>>  hi gluster gurus,
>>
>>  i have 4 servers g1,g2,g3 & g4 with 24T each running gluster 3.1.5 on
>> opensuse 11.3.  they have been running well for the last few months in a
>> distributed+replicated setup.
>>
>>  i just found that the nfs log had filled up my root disk of g4 (my bad).
>>  so, i removed the log file - and a couple of other large ones and restored
>> a load of disk space.  however, gluster 3.1.5 will not restart on this
>> machine!!  it err's out with http://pastebin.com/646W8zjg
>>
>>  i've searched this forum, and searched the documentation.  however, i
>> cant see anything that mentions this situation.  please can anyone help -
>> i'm quite concerned about my system.  this is a live server with live data.
>>  i need to get g4 up and running and back into sync ASAP.
>>
>>  many thanks in advance,
>>
>>  -paul
>>
>>  ps - the following command just hangs:
>>
>> g4:~ # gluster peer status
>>
>>
>>  ..however, on g3 it works:
>>
>>  g3:/etc/glusterd/logs # gluster peer status
>>  Number of Peers: 3
>>
>>   Hostname: 10.0.0.12
>>  Uuid: 8061196e-a075-42f6-89f5-1f60281485f5
>>  State: Peer in Cluster (Connected)
>>
>>   Hostname: g2
>>  Uuid: 154d5c46-f62f-4e9c-a328-443e30cadf4e
>>  State: Peer in Cluster (Connected)
>>
>>   Hostname: g4
>>  Uuid: 62365589-61f8-479f-bb50-11519beba045
>>  State: Peer in Cluster (Disconnected)
>>
>> ..i've also tried rebooting the machine - and nothing changes.
>>
>>
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