[Gluster-users] Mount point problem
avati at zresearch.com
Mon Nov 24 19:41:05 UTC 2008
I just had to deal with a situation where a glusterfs filesystem would
> not mount because someone had managed to create some files and
> directories under the mount point. Perhaps this behavior is
> intentional, but I would prefer that it work like NFS and just
> overmount. When bringing a cluster down and back up, it is quite
> possible for overeager users to log in and start working before
> everything is up.
That is how it is. It does overmount on existing files/directories under the
requested mount point. Which version of glusterfs are you using?
> In addition the error message was unhelpful:
> -bash-3.2# glusterfs --server fs01 /data --volume-name=data
> glusterfs: could not open specfile
Is there any hint in the server log file?
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