Port Request: gluster
Paul.Pathiakis at ironmountain.com
Wed Mar 11 14:28:42 PDT 2009
Hi to all!
Has anything progressed on this?
I'm actually building it by hand on a couple of 7.1 machines. I expect
it will be interesting.
I still look forward to the port. :-)
UNIX/Linux Systems Engineer
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From: Jim Riggs [mailto:ports at christianserving.org]
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 8:31 PM
To: David N
Cc: Pathiakis, Paul; ports at freebsd.org; Steven Kreuzer
Subject: Re: Port Request: gluster
On 02/20/2009 11:40, David N wrote:
> 2009/2/21 Pathiakis, Paul<Paul.Pathiakis at ironmountain.com>:
>> I'm going to start testing it in a pre-production environment. It
>> so straightforward, integrates with ZFS, it has simple configuration
>> files, all around, I'm hoping that it garners more
>> clustering/replication for FreeBSD. Many of the other solutions are
>> quite tedious and setup complexity is quite annoying.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steven Kreuzer [mailto:steven at hudson-trading.com] On Behalf Of
>> Steven Kreuzer
>> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 11:30 AM
>> To: Pathiakis, Paul
>> Cc: ports at freebsd.org
>> Subject: Re: Port Request: gluster
>> On Feb 20, 2009, at 9:51 AM, Pathiakis, Paul wrote:
>>> I'd like to request that the gluster clustering/filesystem software
>>> ported and supported. This looks to be a very simple,
>>> and viable clustering solution which FreeBSD has always lacked.
>> This looks like a very interesting project. I might be able to take
>> some time
>> over the weekend and create a port for this.
>> Out of curiosity, have you been using it in production? If so, can
>> describe your setup
>> and your experience with it?
>> Steven Kreuzer
> Looks promising
Several weeks ago I actually created a port for glusterfs as I was
hoping to implement it myself. I'll have to see if I saved any of my
work. I actually had a working port, but I may have dumped it. I will
be happy to submit it if I can find it. I just don't know that I will
be able to maintain it.
A couple of notes from what I found:
1. It does not yet integrate with FreeBSD's implementation of ZFS (at
least not in 7.x) due to the lack of ACL support. You can use it with a
UFS partition or a UFS zvol. (Using a zvol requires a patch pjd@
recommended for performance improvements.)
2. Performance in my setup was not very good over 2x1Gb LAGG. It might
be better over a faster, dedicated channel of some type.
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