[Gluster-users] question on NFS mounting

Shehjar Tikoo shehjart at gluster.com
Wed Nov 10 06:36:52 UTC 2010

Hi Joe,

Was your permission denied problem solved? How? I'd like to add an entry 
into the NFS FAQ page about this. Thanks

Joe Landman wrote:
> Hi Folks
> We have a 3.1 cluster set up, and NFS mounting is operational.  We are 
> trying to get our heads around the mounting of this cluster.  What we 
> found works (for a 6 brick distributed cluster) is using the same 
> server:/export  in all the mounts.
> My questions are
> 1) can we use any of the bricks for server?  We tried using another 
> brick in the volume, but it doesn't seem to work.
> 2) if we need to use a single server for the mount, is this a 
> performance bottleneck?  That is, does all the traffic have to traverse 
> one brick?
> 3) in previous releases (3.0.x and before) we could mount the file 
> system on each server.  We are doing this now with the nfs mount, but my 
> concern from point 1 still stands.
> We are working on understanding the performance issues with this. 
> Hopefully with some benchmarks soon.
> Regards,
> Joe

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