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RE: [Gluster-devel] Weird lock-ups

From: Gordan Bobic
Subject: RE: [Gluster-devel] Weird lock-ups
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 17:16:16 +0000

Ah yes, I remember the inconsistency / splitbrain issue race condition being 
discussed and demonstrated.

Is migration from 1.3.x to 1.4.x transparent? Can I use the same pre-populated 
backing store from 1.3.x, with xattrs set as 1.3.x set them? Or is a 
backup/restore required?

And if there is a problem, is the downgrade path clean (i.e. can I just put 
1.3.x back if 1.4.x goes wrong for me)? Are there any changes to xattrs 
used/set that can cause compatibility problems?



-----Original Message-----
From: "KwangErn Liew" <address@hidden>
To: "Gordan Bobic" <address@hidden>
Cc: "Gluster List" <address@hidden>
Sent: 29/10/08 14:55
Subject: Re: [Gluster-devel] Weird lock-ups

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:09 AM, Gordan Bobic <address@hidden> wrote:

> KwangErn Liew wrote:
>> 1.3.x isn't exactly a usable release for AFR anymore.
> That's pretty worrying. The "stable" release is unusable for AFR, but the
> pre-release is? Isn't that a bit backward? How stable is the pre-release?

Split-brain issue is known in 1.3.x

More info

The 1.4.x pre-release is in QA mode.


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