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Why is Swift storing data in root and not mounting to my sda4 disk?

asked 2018-01-26 14:11:24 -0500

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I deployed using kolla-ansible 5.0.0.

I used fdisk to create a new xfs sda4 primary partition with size of 1.7 TB and then I created the rings following this documentation for kolla-ansible: https://github.com/openstack/kolla-ansible/blob/master/doc/source/reference/swift-guide.rst

After I deployed, swift seems to work fine. However /dev/sda4 is not mounted to /srv/node/sda4 and all swift files get put in root.

output of fdisk -l showing my sda disk:

[root@openstackstorage1 swift]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 1999.8 GB, 1999844147200 bytes, 3905945600 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk label type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x000c22f6

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *        2048      718847      358400   83  Linux
/dev/sda2          718848     2815999     1048576   82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda3         2816000   209663999   103424000   8e  Linux LVM
/dev/sda4       209664000  3905945599  1848140800   83  Linux
WARNING: fdisk GPT support is currently new, and therefore in an experimental phase. Use at your own discretion.

output of df -h

Filesystem                                     Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/rootvg01-lv_root                    98G  3.4G   95G   4% /
devtmpfs                                       3.9G     0  3.9G   0% /dev
tmpfs                                          3.9G     0  3.9G   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs                                          3.9G  9.0M  3.9G   1% /run
tmpfs                                          3.9G     0  3.9G   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/mapper/openstackvg01-lv_openstackstorage  2.8T   75G  2.7T   3% /var/lib/docker
/dev/sda1                                      347M  183M  165M  53% /boot
tmpfs                                          782M     0  782M   0% /run/user/0

output of df -h /srv/node/sda4

[root@openstackstorage1 swift]# df -h /srv/node/sda4/
Filesystem                    Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/rootvg01-lv_root   98G  3.4G   95G   4% /

Isn't /dev/sda4 supposed to be mounted to /srv/node/sda4?

Not sure what I did wrong and need guidance please

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answered 2018-01-30 15:09:32 -0500

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The reason this was not working is cause my /dev/sda4 was not an xfs filesystem......I just had to run mkfs.xfs –f –I size=1024 –L sda4 /dev/sda4 on my partition I created and then I mount it myself mount -t xfs -L sda4 /srv/node/sda4

I then had to restart all swift services and now all swift files and data are being stored in /srv/node/sda4 where /dev/sda4 is mounted.

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