[Gluster-devel] Feature request(s)

Anand Avati avati at zresearch.com
Tue Jan 1 19:41:16 UTC 2008

> Couple of very small points that would be really useful;
> a. Could mount.glusterfs be made to take a list of target hosts rather
> than just one?
> (so a machine could successfully mount a glusterfs so long as "a" valid
> node was available, rather than a specific node?)

I see this necessary too. noted it down.

b. Being able to specify the size of an IO cache (and other parameters?) at
> mount time would be really useful for tuning ..

you would want to wait for the meta xlator where such parameters can be
re-configured at runtime with a /proc like interface.

(at the moment it seems to require a glusterfsd restart which typically
> involves (for me) 10's of Gb's of file transfer)

why do you have to restart glusterfsd?


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