[Gluster-users] Problem creating volume

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu Aug 9 14:52:54 UTC 2012

On 08/09/2012 07:56 PM, Jeff Williams wrote:
> Ok, I found the issue in the end, with a little help from:
> http://joejulian.name/blog/glusterfs-path-or-a-prefix-of-it-is-already-part-of-a-volume/
> So it appears that glusterfs sets an attribute on the path that it adds
> as a volume. This is nice, but could it remove it again if the volume
> creation fails?
> Also, it would be great is the volume create command gave a message like:
> srv14:/content/sg13/vd00 or a prefix of it is already marked as part of
> a volume (extended attribute trusted.glusterfs.volume-id exists
> on /content/sg13/vd00)

Thanks, this sounds more like how we want the message to be. Can you 
please open a bug? We'll have it addressed in an upcoming release.


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