[Gluster-users] Can I create a distributed dispersed volume with RAM drives?
vbellur at redhat.com
Tue Aug 20 23:50:23 UTC 2019
On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 4:47 PM Ewen Chan <alpha754293 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Here is what it says:
> [root at node1 brick1]# gluster volume create gv0 stripe 4
> node1:/bricks/brick1/gv0 node2:/bricks/brick1/gv0 node3:/bricks/brick1/gv0
> stripe option not supported
> volume create <NEW-VOLNAME> [stripe <COUNT>] [replica <COUNT> [arbiter
> <COUNT>]] [disperse [<COUNT>]] [disperse-data <COUNT>] [red
> undancy <COUNT>] [transport <tcp|rdma|tcp,rdma>] <NEW-BRICK>... [force]
> It says that the stripe option is not supported, but then in the usage
> right below it, it gives the correct syntax for how to use the gluster
> volume create command.
Creating stripe volumes has been deprecated in recent releases. You can
create a dispersed volume using the following syntax:
# gluster volume create [disperse [<count>]] [redundancy <count>]
> Your help in this matter is greatly appreciated.
> Thank you.
> *From:* Vijay Bellur <vbellur at redhat.com>
> *Sent:* August 20, 2019 6:21 PM
> *To:* Ewen Chan <alpha754293 at hotmail.com>
> *Cc:* gluster-users at gluster.org <gluster-users at gluster.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Gluster-users] Can I create a distributed dispersed
> volume with RAM drives?
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 8:13 AM Ewen Chan <alpha754293 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> To Whom It May Concern:
> I am currently using CentOS 7.6.1810 on four compute nodes, where each
> node has 128 GB of RAM.
> I have created a tmpfs mount point using half of the RAM.
> I read the CentOS SIG Gluster Quickstart wiki/document (
> In there, it was creating a replicated volume.
> Can I create a distributed dispersed volume with RAM drives?
> I was able to create a distributed volume, but I am having difficulties
> trying to create a distributed dispersed volume.
> Can you provide more details about the problems encountered while creating
> a distributed dispersed volume?
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