[Gluster-users] NFS problem

Shehjar Tikoo shehjart at gluster.com
Thu Feb 4 18:59:30 UTC 2010


Due to time constraints, booster has gone untested for the last couple
of months. I suggest using unfsd over fuse for the time
being. We'll be releasing an alpha of the NFS translator
somewhere in March. Let me know if you'd be interested in doing
early testing?


Jonas Bulthuis wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using Gluster with cluster/replicate on two servers. On each of
> these servers I'm exporting the replicated volume through the UNFSv3
> booster provided by Gluster.
> Multiple nfs clients are using these storage servers and most of the
> time it seems to work fine. However, sometimes the clients give error
> messages about a 'Stale NFS Handle' when trying to get a directory
> listing of some directory on the volume (not all directories gave this
> problem). Yesterday it happened after reinstalling the client machines.
> All the client machines had the same problem. Rebooting the client
> machines did not help. Eventually, restarting the UNFSv3 server solved
> the problem.
> At least the problem disappeared for now, but, as it happened twice in a
> short time now, it seems likely that it will occur again.
> Does anyone have any suggestion on how to permanently solve this problem?
> This is the nfs booster configuration we're currently using:
> /etc/glusterfs/cache_acceptation-tcp.vol /nfsexport_acceptation
> glusterfs
> subvolume=cache_acceptation,logfile=/usr/local/var/log/glusterfs/booster_acceptation.log,loglevel=DEBUG,attr_timeout=0
> Any help will be very much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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