[Gluster-users] Glusterfs 3.1 with Ubuntu Lucid 32bit
shehjart at gluster.com
Wed Oct 20 19:34:58 UTC 2010
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Deadpan110" <deadpan110 at gmail.com>
> I have posted this to the lists purely to help others - please do not
> consider any of the following suitable for a production environment
> and follow these rough instructions at your own risk.
> 2: glusterfs NFS
> Obviously make sure you have nfs-common and portmap installed and then
> mount in the usual way.
> I found this method had less mem and CPU overheads but locking seemed
> really bad with some of my services (Dovecot, SVN) and the locks
> ultimately caused load to spiral out of control.
> It may have been a misconfiguration on my behalf!
> Simply using NFS mounting as a read filesystem without the need for
> locking worked well... but writing large files seemed to lock up the
> system also (i did not test this with 1024MB of mem and again, it is
> possibly a configuration on my behalf).
If only a single nfs client machine will be running dovecot/svn, you can use
the nolock option at mount time to work-around the missing NLM support.
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