[Gluster-users] Protocol stacking: gluster over NFS

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Mon Sep 17 13:55:23 UTC 2012

On 09/17/2012 06:08 AM, Jeff White wrote:
> I was under the impression that self-mounting NFS of any kind (mount 
> -t nfs localhost...) was a dangerous thing.  When I did that with gNFS 
> I could cause a server to crash in no time at all with a simple dd 
> into the mount point. I was under the impression that kNFS would have 
> the same problem though I have not tested in myself (this was 
> discussed in #gluster on irc.freenode.net some time ago).  I'm 
> guessing this would be a bug in the kernel.  Has anyone seen issues or 
> crashes with locally mounted NFS (either gNFS or kNFS)?
> Jeff White - GNU+Linux Systems Administrator
> University of Pittsburgh - CSSD

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