[Gluster-users] Do clients need to run glusterd?

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri May 6 17:38:37 UTC 2011

The glusterfs-core RPM installs the glusterd daemon and sets it to start 
automatically.  I figured this wasn't needed on clients, so I turned it 
off.  However, I now see tons of messages like this in the logs of the 

[2011-05-06 00:03:57.253243] W [socket.c:1494:__socket_proto_state_machine] 0-socket.management: reading from socket failed. Error (Transport endpoint is not connected), peer (

where is an example client address.  The simple tests I've 
run seem to work (file creation, can see new files from other clients, 
etc).  But the warning message gave me pause.

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin

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