[Gluster-users] KVM guest I/O errors with xfs backed gluster volumes

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Mon Apr 29 06:14:01 UTC 2013

On 04/28/2013 11:14 PM, Jacob Yundt wrote:
> Does anyone have experience using gluster storage pools (backed by xfs
> filesystems) with KVM?  I'm able to add a VirtIO disk without issue,
> however, when I try to create (or mount) an ext4 filesystem from the
> KVM guest, I get errors.  If I use a gluster volume that is _not_
> backed by xfs (e.g. ext4)) everything works as expected.  I'm able to
> reproduce on CentOS6.4 x86_64 (2.6.32-358.6.1.el6.x86_64) with the
> following gluster versions:
> *) gluster 3.3.1
> *) gluster 3.3.1-13 (built from EPEL SRPMs)
> *) gluster 3.4.0alpha3

What kind of a volume are you using? Do you observe any failures in the 
gluster client log files?


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