Exporting mogile files and db to another set of servers

sanados sanados at failure.at
Mon Feb 4 07:22:14 UTC 2008

dormando wrote:
>> idea: another state would be appreciated: initialize
>> when you first enter a device mark it initialize.
>> So it would cleanup old files / directories, does filesystem checks, ...
>> (just a thought)
> First enter a device? If you're adding a brand-new device it should be 
> freshly formatted? :) MogileFS is flexible about not caring how the 
> device was initialized (or even if it has other data on it), so it's 
> pretty nice to ignore that.
> Having lost files in the middle of the device that are unlinked 
> everywhere else is bad tho. Fsck could probably have a scrubber mode 
> you'd run once in a while, while these bugs are fixed.
> Or are you referring to something else?
I was refering to the situation that you bring an dead / down device 
online again.
When the replication cleaned up every files there are quite some ghosts 
on the once dead device.
> -Dormando

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