Dead device listed as "writeable"
brad at danga.com
Wed Aug 1 22:34:20 UTC 2007
mogadm check is showing the "observed state", which is different from the
Internally, the mogilefsd 'monitor' child process is always checking all
hosts/devices reachablity and readability/writability, respectively.
So what you saw is all expected.
On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, Jared Klett wrote:
> dear Mogiletrons,
> I've been marking devices as "drain" then waiting for them to
> finish draining, then marking them "dead". This has worked well, except
> for two instances where the dead device is still listed as "writeable"
> in 'mogadm check' hours later:
> [ 2] dev42 18.637 1.431 17.206 7.68% writeable
> [ 2] dev67 18.637 1.431 17.206 7.68% writeable
> And from 'mogadm device list':
> dev67: dead 0.366 372.139 372.505
> dev42: dead 0.635 371.870 372.505
> Is this cause for concern? Or should I just ignore it?
> MogileFS doesn't appear to be putting files in those
> directories, so I'm leaning towards "ignore it".
> I poked around in the database and the "usage" file in those
> directories but cannot fathom why they're listed as writeable.
> Thanks as always for the help and advice!
> - Jared
> Jared Klett
> Co-founder, blip.tv
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