[Gluster-infra] quickstart install instructions

Lalatendu Mohanty lmohanty at redhat.com
Wed Nov 26 15:02:20 UTC 2014

On 11/26/2014 07:25 PM, Tuomas Kuosmanen wrote:
> Hello,
> One of the things we should improve on the Gluster site is the
> download / installation instructions. Currently we have this:
>   http://download.gluster.org/pub/gluster/glusterfs/
> ...which I guess is fine if you happen to know exactly what you
> want, but not so great for everyone else.. ;^)
> There is of course the quickstart  and some other in-depth guides
> and HOWTOs in the site, but I am thinking that we should have one
> "here's what you need to try out GlusterFS" with a simple and easy
> walkthrough. It should give you some knowledge, and it should select
> the best allround options for you so you can get started without
> hassle.
> As a starter I cut & pasted and modified the quickstart to
> get this: http://glustermm-tigert.rhcloud.com/download/
> I need your help in determining whether this:
>    1) makes sense
>    2) does not contain any crazy errors
>    3) works for most cases, and if it doesn't, we clearly
>       tell the reader of any possible caveats.
>    4) could still be improved?
> Since the original document featured just "fdisk /dev/sdb" I tried to
> make this easier with the gparted command that takes the whole disk
> for a partition. I am not 100% sure if this is correct either, we need
> to test it.
> Anyway, let me know if you find any issues or have good ideas on how
> to improve the quickstart process?
> //Tuomas
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Maybe you are talking about 

I recently added a quick start guidein  CentOS Storage SIG similar to 
this : 


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