[Gluster-users] Migrate from an NFS storage to GlusterFS

Harald Stürzebecher haralds at cs.tu-berlin.de
Wed Feb 17 21:32:13 UTC 2010

2010/2/16 Vikas Gorur <vikas at gluster.com>:
> Olivier Le Cam wrote:
>> Thanks Vikas. BTW, might it be possible to have the same volume exported
>> both by regular-NFS and GlusterFS at the same time in order to migrate my
>> clients smoothly? Is there any risks to get GlusterFS confused and/or the
>> ext3 volume damaged?
> That would be quite risky. If you have both GlusterFS clients and NFS
> clients operating on
> the same files or directories there are chances of race conditions which
> might lead
> to lost files, GlusterFS getting confused, NFS getting confused etc. I
> wouldn't recommend it.

Would reexporting the GlusterFS volume as described in
work in this case?

Harald Stürzebecher

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