[Gluster-users] Exporting nfs share with glusterfs?

Burnash, James jburnash at knight.com
Wed Apr 14 18:33:52 UTC 2010

NFS v4 supports extended attributes

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From: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org [mailto:gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org] On Behalf Of Vikas Gorur
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 2:16 PM
To: carlopmart
Cc: gluster-users at gluster.org
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Exporting nfs share with glusterfs?

On Apr 14, 2010, at 9:03 AM, carlopmart wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is it possible to use a nfs share to serve as a glusterfs server process?? For example: I have a host that mounts a nfs share from a solaris server under /mnt. Can I use this /mnt directory for a glusterfs server??

This will not work as NFS does not support extended attributes.

Vikas Gorur
Engineer - Gluster, Inc.
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