[OpenAFS] Re: High Available Transparent Shared-Disk

Simon Wilkinson sxw@inf.ed.ac.uk
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:50:51 +0100

On 11 Apr 2011, at 17:13, Matt W. Benjamin wrote:

> The variant of OpenAFS called rxosd has write mirroring, too, I =

One of the discoveries of the Edinburgh Hackathon was that whilst rxosd =
has mirroring, it doesn't have any mechanism for keeping the mirrors in =
sync. This means that if a single OSD goes offline from a mirror, when =
it comes back up you have data consistency problems. As there is no data =
version stored on the OSDs, recovering from this is hard, as you don't =
know which OSDs have the 'correct' data, and which have out-of-date =