[Gluster-users] replicating storage for ESX problem

Raghavendra G raghavendra at gluster.com
Mon Feb 15 07:16:39 UTC 2010

Hi Romans,

Have you tried reexporting glusterfs using unfsd?

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Romans Ščugarevs <admin at alfalinks.lv>wrote:

> My configuration:
> Two node(raid1) cluster based on glusterfs with NFS server.
> The system is replicating nicely. Changes are synced. The storage is
> exported over NFS for vmware esx usage.
> The problem is when I am using vmware ESX to create a VM on the NSF
> storage, the result is an empty unusable virtual disk. When I export some
> local ext3 from one of the nodes, correct 8GB VM disk is created. When I
> reexport the glusterfs mount, I 'm getting unusable VMs(almost zero size). I
> suppose it has something to do with so called thin provisioning over NFS.
> Any advice is appreciated!
> Regards,
> Roman.
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Raghavendra G

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