On Sunday, September 18, 2011, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 10:53:24PM -0400, Chuck wrote:
> > i am trying to mount the entire contents of /vservers from an
> > nfs share rather than locally. the mount works, but showattr
> > indicates i have lost the Barrier attribute and cannot re-set
> > it.... the ony workaround i have found is to mount each
> > vserver/guestname via nfs and not the /vservers dir.. that is
> > a LOT of nfs mounts!! more than 30 on one machine.
> > won't that present performance problems?
> mostly depends on the server and on the amount of
> possibly shared data ...
> > is there a way to set the barrier on an nfs mounted /vservers
> > dir?
> well, the bad news is, as longs as the server doesn't
> support the additional attributes, there is no way to
> set the barrier flag on an nfs share, the good news
> OTOH is, that the barrier most likely isn't needed
> anymore with recent kernel/patches
forgot to mention we are still using nfs v3.. if i switched to v4 assuming the san
supports it, will that possibly support the attribute?
> > --
> > Chuck
-- ChuckReceived on Sun Sep 18 19:21:05 2011