[Gluster-devel] glusterfs as root filesystem

Anand Avati avati at zresearch.com
Wed Nov 14 15:25:38 UTC 2007

> the GlusterFS client works over FUSE, and FUSE doesn't support mmap yet.
> That means you can't load libraries (.so) from FUSE filesystems. Witch
> takes
> to no GlusterFS root filesystems.

Fuse does not support mmap() for O_RDWR mode alone. for loading .so mmap is
done as O_RDONLY which works fine. Some users have tested glusterfs as root
before with some success.


It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account
Hofstadter's Law.

-- Hofstadter's Law

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