[Gluster-devel] Loop mounting
Brent A Nelson
brent at phys.ufl.edu
Wed Aug 15 15:59:05 UTC 2007
I've done loop mounting of ISO images from an older version of GlusterFS
and Fuse 2.6.3. It worked, and I was able to copy files out.
"mount -r -o loop=/dev/loop0 /glusterfs/file.iso /mnt".
I don't think I've ever written to a loop mount in this manner, though.
On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Anand Avati wrote:
> this seems to be a limitation of FUSE itself, because it is mmap()'ing a
> file in read-write mode, which seems to have a problem in fuse. I will soon
> confirm if this is the same cause.
> 2007/8/15, Michael Fincham <michael at unleash.co.nz>:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Has anyone had success with loop mounting a file stored on a glusterfs
>> administrator at vs02:/mnt/temp$ sudo losetup -f file.img
>> ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Invalid argument
>> I get this error but the same image works fine on an ext2 partition.
>> I've discussed this a little on the IRC room, and apparently it's being
>> investigated, but I figured I'd ask if anyone else has come up against it
>> and has a short-term solution.
>> Thanks everyone, esp. glusterfs devs ;)
>> -Michael Fincham
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