[Gluster-users] GlusterFS 3.1.1 - local volume mount

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Dec 9 22:25:25 UTC 2010

On Thu, 9 Dec 2010 at 4:19pm, Jacob Shucart wrote

> When mounting as a glusterfs, the mount command below is used to establish
> the connection to the cluster, but once the connection is established to
> the cluster the client system has connections open to all of the servers
> and not just the one used to mount, so there is still no single point of
> failure.

But if the server listed in the mount command is down *when the client 
attempts to establish the connection* (i.e. at mount time), then the 
client won't be able to discover the rest of the cluster and the mount 
will fail.  Right?

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin

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