[Gluster-users] gluster volume create failure

John Smith lbalbalba at gmail.com
Tue May 14 18:56:02 UTC 2013


Thanks. Is there a preferred naming convention to go along with it ?
Doing /exports/brick1/brick 1 seems a bit silly. Also, the /export
mountpoint you suggest makes things a little ugly too, as it will
results in /etxport1,  /export2, etc.

Any ideas >?


John Smith.

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Anand Avati <anand.avati at gmail.com> wrote:
> The quick start guide needs to be updated. The brick directory should
> ideally be a sub-directory of a mount point (and not a mount point directory
> itself) for ease of administration. We recently added code to warn about
> this (and looks like the code check exposed a documentation bug which you
> just shared!)
> Avati
> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 11:22 AM, John Smith <lbalbalba at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Im trying to follow this guide to set up a simple cluster:
>> http://www.gluster.org/community/documentation/index.php/QuickStart
>> But when I issue this command :
>> gluster volume create glustervol01 replica 2
>> I get the following eror:
>> volume create: glustervol01: failed: The brick
>> is a mount point. Please create a
>> sub-directory under the mount point and use that as the brick
>> directory. Or use 'force' at the end of the command if you want to
>> override this behavior.
>> Am I doing something wrong ? The guide tells you to 'mkdir -p
>> /export/brick1', and add '/dev/glusterfsvol/glusterfslv1
>> /export/brick1 xfs defaults 1 2' to /etc/fstab. So yeah,
>> /exports/brick is a mount point. You just created it. I dont get it...
>> - John Smith
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