[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: Respawn crashed PUFFS filesystems?
On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 10:37:01AM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > At least one of the things you've forgotten right up front is that if
> > a filesystem server process tips over, the first thing you need to do
> > is run fsck... and be prepared to cope with fsck failing.
> I was thinking about it in the context of glusterfs, where obviously
> you will not need an fsck
Sometimes you will, though. (A lot of distributed filesystems have
persistent caches that need to be checked/recovered, for example.)
> > Also note that in the context of glusterfs and similar tools it's
> > probably more desirable to have a node be reliably fail-stop than to
> > have it attempt to restart itself and end up half-working.
> I am not sure I understand what you mean here. Why wouldit half-work
> after restart?
That depends on why it crashed.
David A. Holland
Main Index |
Thread Index |