[Gluster-users] Reliable FUSE mount

Luis Cerezo lec at luiscerezo.org
Tue Apr 26 12:21:09 UTC 2011

we do just that. we have a host entry in our F5 (basically rrdns++) That is what calls the vol file. If one of the storage hosts is down, the F5 does not return it's IP.


On Apr 25, 2011, at 10:00 PM, Harald Stürzebecher wrote:

> Hi!
> 2011/4/25 Max Ivanov <ivanov.maxim at gmail.com>:
>> Hi!
>> native (FUSE) client fetches volume config from provided server and
>> then connects to all bricks according to config. But what if that
>> server is unaviable? Theoretically client can fetch volume config from
>> any server, is there any way to provide multiple servers? It will make
>> clients able to mount volume even if only 1 brick left aviable.
> UCARP (http://www.ucarp.org/project/ucarp) was mentioned sometimes as
> a solution.
> Some DNS configuration might work, too - e.g.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_robin_DNS
> The basic idea would be to create a network endpoint that is always
> available - even if there is only one brick left.
> Harald Stürzebecher
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