[Lustre-devel] moving /proc to $MNT/.lustre

Oleg Drokin Oleg.Drokin at Sun.COM
Mon Jan 7 19:39:31 PST 2008


On Jan 7, 2008, at 3:07 PM, Andreas Dilger wrote:
>> Is it possible to support both for a release or two to give people  
>> time
>> to migrate and have an actual implementation to test against as they
>> work to port their scripts?  The alternative is that given that we  
>> don't
>> provide public beta binaries or nightly snapshot binaries, we'd be
>> requiring people who want to port, test and release their ports on  
>> "flag
>> day" to build from CVS to test.
> It wasn't mentioned here, but this is already planned.  There will be
> new commands "lctl get_param" and "lctl set_param" (or similar) that
> will be usable by scripts to get/set Lustre tunables.  This will work
> with both /proc and .../.lustre files so will allow scripts to move
> over to the new mechanism.

What's the plan to prevent various backups software (and also tar &  
from backing up and restoring (esp. restoring of course) values in these


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