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dedicated partition for Journal - Graylog Server will not start #2348
If you add a new partition to your system to hold the graylog journal or you have a dedicated partition in your design graylog will not start and throw the following error every second:
Steps to reproduce the problem
taking OVA 2.0.2 add additional disk to the VM, create partition, format, mount, copy journal
changed the title from
New Partition for Journal breaks
new Partition for Journal - Graylog Server will not start
Jun 13, 2016
Just FYI, that's the wrong order. First mount the file system, then run
I could reproduce the issue with ext4 in the official virtual machine image (https://packages.graylog2.org/releases/graylog-omnibus/ova/graylog-2.0.2-1.ova), but I think it's related to the filesystem itself.
Using XFS as the filesystem for the new journal partition, everything works fine (even without an additional directory below the partition root).