[Gluster-users] Can't run KVM Virtual Machines on a Gluster volume

?????? zorro at megatrone.ru
Mon Jun 25 11:33:49 UTC 2012

I encountered the same problem.
As the hypervisor using ovirt
libvirtd.log an attachment 

[root at noc-3-synt ~]# gluster volume info all

Volume Name: sd2
Type: Distribute
Volume ID: 4669a77e-3108-4a48-a4ae-14a3799da808
Status: Started
Number of Bricks: 1
Transport-type: tcp
Options Reconfigured:
nfs.disable: off
auth.allow: *
[root at noc-3-synt ~]# gluster --version
glusterfs 3.3.0 built on May 31 2012 11:16:29
Repository revision: git://git.gluster.com/glusterfs.git
Copyright (c) 2006-2011 Gluster Inc. <http://www.gluster.com>
You may redistribute copies of GlusterFS under the terms of the GNU General
Public License.
[root at noc-3-synt ~]# df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
                       50G   22G   26G  46% /
tmpfs                 7.9G   12K  7.9G   1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda1             497M  242M  230M  52% /boot         50G   22G   26G  46%

[root at noc-3-synt ~]# ls -lh
-rw-rw-rw-. 1 vdsm kvm 10G Jun 22 09:28

-----Original Message-----
From: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org
[mailto:gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org] On Behalf Of Fernando Frediani
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2012 12:54 PM
To: 'Vijay Bellur'
Cc: 'gluster-users at gluster.org'
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Can't run KVM Virtual Machines on a Gluster

Which logs are you talking about ?
I've posted the logs from the virt-manager running in one of the nodes. It
runs as root.
Also I've tried the same thing on a local storage and it works fine.


-----Original Message-----
From: Vijay Bellur [mailto:vijay at gluster.com]
Sent: 24 June 2012 05:29
To: Fernando Frediani (Qube)
Cc: 'gluster-users at gluster.org'
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Can't run KVM Virtual Machines on a Gluster

On 06/23/2012 04:16 PM, Fernando Frediani (Qube) wrote:
> I just built a 2 node(4 bricks), Distributed-Replicated and everything 
> mounts fine.
> Each node mounts using GlusterFS client on its hostname (mount -t 
> glusterfs hostname:VOLUME /virtual-machines)
> When creating a new Virtual Machine using virt-manager it creates the 
> file on the storage, but when trying to power it On, it doesn't work 
> and gives back an error message.(See below. Yes the folder has full 
> permission to All to write.)

Can you please post the complete client and server log files? What user is
the virt-manager running as?

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