[Gluster-devel] gluster questions
Brent A Nelson
brent at phys.ufl.edu
Wed Feb 6 19:56:02 UTC 2008
On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, Jonathan Fine wrote:
> This sounds like exactly what I was looking for. Now a couple of more
> Is the TLA code considered production ready? OR is this testing code that
> may still have some bugs? Since I will be using this for home directories in
> a research environment, I need something that is stable.
Theoretically, the TLAs could have bugs and need further testing. In
practice, they generally seem better than the last stable release, as they
mostly contain bug fixes. I personally believe that the recent TLAs have
been very good and would use them over 1.3.7 (quite a few bug fixes have
been made since then). However, the developers have indicated that the
official, stable 1.3.8 release, from recent TLAs, should be right around
> What does disabling direct-io do and how does it affect glusterfs and NFS? I
> looked it up on the client commandline options page of the wiki, but that
> didn't really give an in depth explanation.
Disabling direct-io will probably lower performance but should have no
other observable effect, as far as I understand.
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