How to restore brick if brick directory is on root filesytem in RHGS ?

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  • Why brick process not able to find .glusterfs/indices directory and fail to start with below error

    [2018-07-11 04:10:22.879649] E [index.c:2342:init] 0-testvol-index: Failed to find index basepath /rhgs/brick/testvol/.glusterfs/indices.
    [2018-07-11 04:10:22.879705] E [MSGID: 101019] [xlator.c:486:xlator_init] 0-testvol-index: Initialization of volume 'testvol-index' failed, review your volfile again
    [2018-07-11 04:10:22.879737] E [MSGID: 101066] [graph.c:324:glusterfs_graph_init] 0-testvol-index: initializing translator failed
    [2018-07-11 04:10:22.879784] E [MSGID: 101176] [graph.c:680:glusterfs_graph_activate] 0-graph: init failed
    [2018-07-11 04:10:22.881695] W [glusterfsd.c:1300:cleanup_and_exit] (-->/usr/sbin/glusterfsd(mgmt_getspec_cbk+0x532) [0x55d310543ba2] -->/usr/sbin/glusterfsd(glusterfs_process_volfp+0x1b1) [0x55d31053da51] -->/usr/sbin/glusterfsd(cleanup_and_exit+0x6b) [0x55d31053cf3b] ) 0-: received signum (1), shutting down
  • Brick filling up root filesytem and needs to be moved to dedicated lvm disk.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.x

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