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Re: Respawn crashed PUFFS filesystems?

David Holland <> 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

> 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?

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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