[Gluster-users] Problems with Glusterfs and OpenVz
amar at gluster.com
Tue Dec 14 12:55:28 UTC 2010
We found that there are some issues with 'gf_log' format in few of the
corner case logs. They are being reviewed, once they are inside the
repository, I will let you know. Can you send the log for this crash? so we
can be sure its fixed when we make next release?
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Alessandro Iurlano <
alessandro.iurlano at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello again Amar.
> I have managed to try the latest commit from git://
> The problem happened again though this time it lasted much longer,
> allowing me to do an apt-get upgrade and some other minor things. But
> then the container stopped working and I get Transport endpoint is not
> I am using a mixed environment for the tests. In particular, due to
> hardware shortage, the gluster and OpenVz server is a 64bit machine
> and the other gluster server is an old Pentium4 32bit only. Could this
> mixed 32/64 bit environment be related?
> Thanks for any help,
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Alessandro Iurlano
> <alessandro.iurlano at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Amar.
> > I have just tried version 3.1.2qa2 but the problem is still there.
> > Should I download the git version? If so, could you provide the git
> > url of the latest version?
> > Thanks,
> > Alessandro
> > On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Amar Tumballi <amar at gluster.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Alessandro,
> >>>> This is an extract from an error log http://pastebin.com/66ipxbnA
> >> Thanks for the bug report. We found the reason for the crash reported,
> >> fixes are already in repository. You can either wait for newer release,
> >> checkout the latest repository code for the fix.
> >> Regards,
> >> Amar
> >> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Alessandro Iurlano
> >> <alessandro.iurlano at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hello everybody
> >>> I am evaluating Gluster as storage backend for our virtualization
> >>> infrastructure but I am having problems using Glusterfs with OpenVZ.
> >>> What I want to do is to store OpenVZ containers on Glusterfs
> >>> filesystem and not to mount Glusterfs volumes from inside OpenVZ
> >>> containers that appears to be what everyone does, according to Google
> >>> results.
> >>> Basically I have setup an OpenVZ server (with Proxmox) and a
> >>> replicated Glusterfs volume from that server and another debian
> >>> machine.
> >>> I have been able to create an OpenVZ container on the Glusterfs
> >>> filesystem without problems with the latest Glusterfs version 3.1.2qa1
> >>> (due to the mknod bug
> >>> http://bugs.gluster.com/cgi-bin/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=2145). But
> >>> whenever I start this new container it lasts only a couple of minutes
> >>> (just the time to boot and a couple commands) and then Glusterfs hangs
> >>> and I get the error Transport Endpoint is not connected.
> >>> The Gluster volume is not accessible anymore from the OpenVz server
> >>> (even though this server is a gluster server itself), the container
> >>> completely stops working and killing glusterfs processes does not help
> >>> to recover the situation. The only way is to reboot the machine.
> >>> This is an extract from an error log http://pastebin.com/66ipxbnA
> >>> Any suggestions?
> >>> Does anybody have any successful experience with OpenVZ and Gluster or
> >>> know of any howto / documentation?
> >>> Thanks in advance,
> >>> Alessandro
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