[Gluster-users] Problem wit glusterfs-server 3.4

James purpleidea at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 01:52:51 UTC 2013

On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Marjan Grabowski
<mailinglists at knaggit.de> wrote:
> Hi at all!
> i'm trying to use glusterfs for the first time and have the following problem:
> I want to have two nodes.
> On node1 I have a raid1-sytem running in /raid/storage
> Both nodes see the other and now I try to create a volume.
> While I create the first volume on a fresh system (node1) for the first time, gluster said:
> volume create: glustervolume: failed: /raid/storage/ or a prefix of it is already part of a volume
Is the /raid/storage raid1 mounted on both gluster nodes ?
If so then yes.
gluster does the "raid-ing" of the data... you shouldn't be doing it
yourself underneath gluster :P

> How can it be? It is possible, that the mdadm-raid1-sytem is the reason?
> Regards,
> Tito
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