Gluster storage is getting hung after adding a large preallocated disk from RHV

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  • When adding a large preallocated disk, the gluster storage is becoming unresponsive and the vdsm monitoring thread is showing below error message.
2019-03-29 17:37:36,419+0800 ERROR (check/loop) [storage.Monitor] Error checking path /rhev/data-center/mnt/glusterSD/ (monitor:498)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/storage/", line 496, in _pathChecked
    delay = result.delay()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/storage/", line 391, in delay
    raise exception.MiscFileReadException(self.path, self.rc, self.err)
MiscFileReadException: Internal file read failure: (u'/rhev/data-center/mnt/glusterSD/', 1, 'Read timeout')
  • The entire environment is unstable after this and Gluster storage is inaccessible from the host.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.2.
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.4.3.

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