[Gluster-devel] Loop mounting
michael at unleash.co.nz
Tue Aug 21 22:03:33 UTC 2007
It may yet be a kernel issue. Will test further and advise.
On Wed, 2007-08-22 at 09:50 +1200, Michael Fincham wrote:
> Hi Avati, list,
> I've done a bit more testing with some other FUSE filesystems (fusesmb,
> mountlo) and they both support loop-mounting read/write, so I think we
> can rule out it being a FUSE problem.
> Any further ideas?
> On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 21:24 +0530, Anand Avati wrote:
> > Michael,
> > 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.
> > avati
> > 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
> > volume?
> > 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
> > Unleash Technology Solutions
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-Michael Fincham <michael at unleash.co.nz>
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