[Gluster-devel] xattr support

Jeff Darcy jdarcy at redhat.com
Fri May 6 14:35:14 UTC 2011

On 05/06/2011 10:31 AM, Hans K. Rosbach wrote:
> I see what you mean. However this test gives the same results:
> Ext4:
> [root /]# setfattr -n user.testattr -v "foo" testfile
> GlusterFS:
> [root storage1]# setfattr -n user.testattr -v "foo" glusterfile
> setfattr: glusterfile: Operation not supported
> So, does GlusterFS not support xattrs or is my config somehow wrong?

GlusterFS does support xattrs - I've worked extensively with this
functionality myself - so it must be the config. Are you sure that the
server-side bricks which make up your GlusterFS filesystem are on
filesystems mounted with user_xattr?

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