[Gluster-users] Host down. How does it know?

Marcus Bointon marcus at synchromedia.co.uk
Fri Sep 20 09:44:23 UTC 2013

On 20 Sep 2013, at 11:28, "Jake G." <dj_dark_junglist at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Per the setup guide, i mounted the volume to my client with:
> # mount -t glusterfs gfs01:/gfs-vol01 /mnt/vms
>  If the peer gfs01 goes down does that mean I loose connection to my gluster volume?
> How can I prevent this?

The mount only uses that info (the single hostname) to get started - when it connects it gets info on all hosts, and if one dies, it switches. This is only true if you're using gluster client, not NFS, which has no idea about the other hosts.

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