[Gluster-users] Mixing transport-types?

Amar Tumballi amar at gluster.com
Fri Mar 26 05:26:44 UTC 2010

> I have 4 gluster storage nodes, they have both IB and ETH. Since this
> gluster storage should be used for cluster, problem is that cluster nodes
> have IB and cluster frontend has ETH. So in theory cluster nodes could mount
> gluster via IB, and frontend via ETH, right?
> Yes, thats possible.

> Running two or more gluster clients with different transport type (if
> gluster storage nodes are set to run via IB and ETH) will not cause any
> problems?
No, it works fine, with proper cache-coherency. Just that one mount (with
IB) will be faster than the other.

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