[Gluster-users] gluster volume create failure
anand.avati at gmail.com
Tue May 14 19:14:06 UTC 2013
There is no hard rule/convention. Ideally you would want the brick
directory name to match the volume name, rather than something as isolated
For eg, if you have a volume called 'music', the brick name could be
/export/LVM/music and similarly share the same LVM for video with a brick
On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 11:56 AM, John Smith <lbalbalba at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
> > 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
> > 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>
> >> 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
> >> 192.168.126.128:/export/brick1 192.168.126.129:/export/brick1
> >> I get the following eror:
> >> volume create: glustervol01: failed: The brick
> >> 192.168.126.129:/export/brick1 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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