[Gluster-users] How to mount GlusterFS volume on client computer as non-root user?

Jeff White jaw171 at pitt.edu
Thu Mar 29 18:20:43 UTC 2012

Did you log out and back in after adding yourself to the fuse group?  
Does the groups command show you are in the fuse group?  Do you have 
write permissions on the mount directory?

Jeff White - Linux/Unix Systems Engineer
University of Pittsburgh - CSSD

On 03/29/2012 10:53 AM, Pascal wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a question or more precisely a problem. I am trying to
> mount a GlusterFS volume on a client computer as non-root user, but
> without success.
> The client computer uses Ubuntu 11.10, the glusterfs-client and
> glusterfs-common packages are installed, also the fuse-utils package
> and fuse module is loaded. The non-root user was also added to the
> group fuse.
> Mounting the GlusterFS volume with root permissions (sudo) everything
> works fine:
> $ sudo mount.glusterfs
> /media/gluster
> Log file:
> http://pastebin.com/E3RVZfKv
> Using the same command without sudo I am not able to mount the volume:
> $ mount.glusterfs
> /media/gluster
> Log file:
> http://pastebin.com/7dEZ54dv
> Should it be possible to mount a GlusterFS volume as non-root user or
> am I trying something totally senseless?
> Thanks a lot in advance!
> Pascal
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