[Gluster-users] different back-end filesystems

Mark "Naoki" Rogers mrogers at valuecommerce.co.jp
Wed Dec 22 03:20:50 UTC 2010

Yep that's fine, I do it with ext4 and btrfs. The only requirement is 
extended attributes (which everything does these days). If in doubt you 
can test with:

# touch hello.txt
# setfattr -n user.foo -v bar hello.txt
# getfattr -n user.foo hello.txt
# file: hello.txt
# rm hello.tx

On 12/20/2010 07:34 PM, David Lloyd wrote:
> Can I have different backend filesystems eg some xfs, some ext4 on the
> bricks in a glusterfs volume?
> This would just be a temporary measure, I'm thinking of migrating our
> replicated volume, and thought that doing one brick at a time, and
> resyncing might be easier than backing up the whole lot and starting
> from scratch.
> David

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