[Gluster-users] GlusterFS 3.1.1 - local volume mount

Kon Wilms konfoo at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 22:37:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Jacob Shucart <jacob at gluster.com> wrote:
> With Gluster 3.1.1, you no longer need to do anything with the vol files.
> If you create a volume like you did below, then you simply mount it like:
> mount -t glusterfs /pool/mount
> Gluster automatically gets the volume information when mounting.  This is
> described at:
> http://www.gluster.com/community/documentation/index.php/Gluster_3.1:_Manu
> ally_Mounting_Volumes
> There is no need to do anything with the vol files you found in
> /etc/glusterd, and in fact using these can cause some functionality such
> as volume elasticity to break.

Thanks, good to know. My specific use case is that I am re-exporting
for CIFS -- the mount is local. My concern with using the ip address
on the local machine for mounting was one of latency introduced for
the round trip. Is this a valid concern?


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