[Gluster-users] Kernel NFS on GlusterFS

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Thu Mar 8 18:03:26 UTC 2018

There has been a deadlock problem in the past where both the knfs module 
and the fuse module each need more memory to satisfy a fop and neither 
can acquire that memory due to competing locks. This caused an infinite 
wait. Not sure if anything was ever done in the kernel to remedy that.

On 03/07/18 11:50, Ben Mason wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm designing a 2-node, HA NAS that must support NFS. I had planned on 
> using GlusterFS native NFS until I saw that it is being deprecated. 
> Then, I was going to use GlusterFS + NFS-Ganesha until I saw that the 
> Ganesha HA support ended after 3.10 and its replacement is still a 
> WIP. So, I landed on GlusterFS + kernel NFS + corosync & pacemaker, 
> which seems to work quite well. Are there any performance issues or 
> other concerns with using GlusterFS as a replication layer and kernel 
> NFS on top of that?
> Thanks!
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