[sheepdog-users] sheep do not check if directory is missing

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Tue May 28 09:54:25 CEST 2013

On 05/28/2013 03:44 PM, Valerio Pachera wrote:
> /sheep/sdb was used before so it contains data.

If you are joining it into a running cluster, the old data will be moved
to .stale directory, marking those stale objects with epoch when it left

> How is sheepdog going to "react"?
> Will it behave like md unplug and rebuild missing data on /sheep/<newdir>?

Yeah, the newly joined sheep will recover the latest data from cluster
transparently, nothing to worry at all. After recovery finishes, the
stale objects will all be purged.


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