[Lustre-devel] Lustre version patchless kernel?

Andreas Dilger adilger at sun.com
Tue Jul 22 18:20:28 PDT 2008

On Jul 22, 2008  21:02 -0400, Josephine Palencia wrote:
> For the lustre version, the kernel portion indicates patchless...
> Should it be something else?
> [root at operon22 lustre]# more /proc/fs/lustre/version
> > lustre: 1.9.50
> > kernel: patchless
> > build:  1.9.50-19691231190000-PRISTINE-.extra.linux-2.6.18-92.1.6-2.6.18-92.1.6-lustre-1.9.50

This is correct.  For patched kernels there will be a version number here,
indicating the VFS patch API version number.  This hasn't changed in a
long time because we are no longer changing the kernel VFS patches, and
only a few older kernels still need them.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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