Force replication to go one direction only

Mark Smith smitty at
Wed Apr 9 21:35:31 UTC 2008

> I have 2 storage nodes A and B.  A crashed a while back and had to be
> restored.  Some of the files replicated on A are corrupt. However I don't
> know which ones are and which aren't.  When Mogile replicates I want it to
> copy the files from B to A, and not A to B, since that may copy the corrupt
> files over.
> Is there a way to do this? Perhaps via a time stamp modification or
> something?

Well, if there are no files on A that aren't anywhere else, then you
can go ahead and mark A as 'dead', reformat it, and make it a new
device.  That's the typical thing to do when a device fails.  Kill it
to remove it from the pool, wipe it, and put it back in as a new

Mark Smith / xb95
smitty at

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