[tahoe-dev] Why no error message when I have only one storage node?

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Mon Aug 10 15:18:06 UTC 2009


Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn <zooko at zooko.com>

> On Sunday,2009-08-02, at 10:57 , <gc20090728 at metcarob.com>  
> <gc20090728 at metcarob.com> wrote:
>> I have set up a grid with one intorducer node and one storage node.  
>> I took my browser to the 3456 port as the instructions say and I  
>> was surprised when I was able to sucessfully upload a file.
>> As I understand it tahoe will split the file into 10 parts and save  
>> each part on a diffrent server. This would mean that if a server  
>> crashes you still can get the file. I was expecting to have an  
>> error message saying that the grid wasn't big enough to reliably  
>> save the file. Instead all the parts of the file have been saved on  
>> the same server. Why isn't the error message there?
> Thank you for the bug report.  Your issue is somewhat relevant to  
> ticket #573.  I've opened a new ticket for this issue: #778.

Having stored all shares on the user's node, will an eventual "tahoe
deep-check --repair" reshuffle shares to other servers that have become
available in the meantime?


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