[Gluster-users] GlusterSP fails to create a volume

Harshavardhana harsha at gluster.com
Tue Dec 22 21:33:58 UTC 2009

Hi Mike,

    Can you send us the screen shot of the errors you saw?.
    What was the volume type you tried to create?.
    Using mirror you need minimum "2" and with stripe
    minimum "4".

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On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:36 AM, mike foster <mfosterm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have 4 test VMs with GlusterSP running on each, and configured each to
> have 1 8GB drive containing the OS and 3 additional drives of 1GB each.
> However, every time I attempt to create a volume across 2 servers or even
> the primary server I get an error message "Create volume failed in one of
> the server". I can't find any log information to find out why this is
> happening. This was the first attempt to create a volume.
> Additionally, even though the volume creation fails, their are client vol
> files generated in /etc/glusterfs, namely gluster-tcp.vol and
> <servername>-<volumename>-export.vol.
> Also, as an aside, the primary gluster installation seems to lose track of
> its member servers. Occassionally the other 3 disappear from the server
> list
> and won't reappear unless I reboot them.
> - Mike
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