Re: [vserver] Guest on GlusterFS - /var/run/utmp: File too large

From: Oliver Welter <>
Date: Wed 03 Oct 2012 - 09:54:47 BST
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Hi Herbert

On 01.10.2012 17:39, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 01:43:19PM +0200, Oliver Welter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am experimenting with vserver and glusterfs - I guess that this is a
>> glusterfs issue but perhaps somebody here has an idea.
>> I am creating my root filesystem from a read-only root and an overlay
>> filesystem using aufs. This is working fine with normal blockdevices. I
>> now tried to replace the writeable partition using a glusterfs mount
>> point, which results in
>> fakerunlevel: open("/var/run/utmp"): File too large
> sounds like the file is too large :)
> check the file sizes on all involved filesystems and
> compare them to the maximum allowed file size
Well - the utmp file remaining on the disk after abort is 384 bytes and
I have no problems to create some larger files so I guess there is some
issue with locking or the like. As said, I assume thats not really
related to vserver itself...


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