[Gluster-devel] 3.3 requires extended attribute on /

Emmanuel Dreyfus manu at netbsd.org
Sun May 20 05:56:53 UTC 2012

Emmanuel Dreyfus <manu at netbsd.org> wrote:

> On release-3.3, glusterd_is_path_in_use() in
> xlators/mgmt/glusterd/src/glusterd-utils.c seems to assume that / has
> extended attribute enabled, and makes it impossible to create a volume
> with bricks from other filesystems (with EA enabled), if / does not
> support extended attributes. 

And even with EA enabled on root, creating a volume loops forever on
reading unexistant trusted.gfid and trusted.glusterfs.volume-id on
brick's parent directory. It gets ENODATA and retry forever. If I patch
the function to just set in_use = 0 and return 0, I can create a volume.

Emmanuel Dreyfus
manu at netbsd.org

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