[Gluster-users] Invalid argument on delete with GlusterFS 3.1.1 client

Dan Bretherton d.a.bretherton at reading.ac.uk
Tue Jan 4 05:29:00 PST 2011


No I don't think it is load dependent.  The user reported the problem 
again during the Christmas holiday when very few other people (if any) 
were using the clients or the servers.
-Dan,

On 03/01/2011 17:28, Lana Deere wrote:
> I have seen this same problem but have not been able to find a
> workaround other than to delete the file from the server directly.  I
> was not able to figure out a way to reproduce the symptom reliably,
> but in my case I suspect it was related to heavy concurrent access.
> Does that seem plausible in light of your access patterns?
>
> .. Lana (lana.deere at gmail.com)
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> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Dan Bretherton
> <d.a.bretherton at reading.ac.uk>  wrote:
>> We have an occasional problem that prevents deletion of certain GlusterFS
>> mounted files.  See the following, for example, with corresponding log file
>> message.
>>
>> kevin at cd /glusterfs/atmos/users/kih/ECHAM5/TS4-TEMP
>> kevin at rm HYBRID_TEMP_207212
>> rm: cannot remove `HYBRID_TEMP_207212': Invalid argument
>>
>> [2010-12-28 00:59:04.298331] W [fuse-bridge.c:888:fuse_unlink_cbk]
>> glusterfs-fuse: 3997: UNLINK() /users/kih/ECHAM5/TS4-TEMP/HYBRID_TEMP_207212
>> =>  -1 (Invalid argument)
>>
>> The file was deleted without error on a machine where the volume was mounted
>> via NFS.  I have four compute servers that are using the GlusterFS client
>> for performance reasons.  Operating system and GlusterFS package details are
>> as follows.
>>
>> [root at nemo1 TS4-TEMP]# cat /etc/redhat-release
>> CentOS release 5.5 (Final)
>> [root at nemo1 TS4-TEMP]# uname -a
>> Linux nemo1.nerc-essc.ac.uk 2.6.18-194.el5 #1 SMP Fri Apr 2 14:58:14 EDT
>> 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> [root at nemo1 TS4-TEMP]# rpm -qa | grep -i gluster
>> glusterfs-fuse-3.1.1-1
>> glusterfs-core-3.1.1-1
>>
>> Is there anything I can do to stop this from happening, other than using NFS
>> instead of GlusterFS client?
>>
>> -Dan.
>>
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