[Gluster-users] issue with GlusterFS to store KVM guests

Anand Avati anand.avati at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 11:03:00 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 3:52 AM, Eric <campee at gmail.com> wrote:

> i'm having difficulty running KVM virtual machines off of a glusterFS
> volume mounted using the glusterFS client. i am running centOS 6, 64-bit.
> i am using virt-install to create my images but encountering the following
> error:
> qemu: could not open disk image /mnt/myreplicatestvolume/testvm.img:
> Invalid argument
> (see below for a more lengthy version of the error)
Looks like your VM image is being attempted to open with O_DIRECT flag which
is not supported in FUSE at the moment. You may try to configure your
libvirt/qemu settings to open the VM without O_DIRECT. If not you may find
https://github.com/avati/liboindirect useful.

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