[Lustre-devel] faking LNET scale
He.Huang at Sun.COM
Wed Apr 22 14:37:46 PDT 2009
On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 12:10:01PM -0500, Nicholas Henke wrote:
> However, to do this either hacking up lnet_ptlcompat_matchXXX to look at another
> flag besides the_lnet.ln_ptlcompat or some other way of allowing a server with a
> single NET (ptl0) to accept requests from a variety of nets (ptl1, ptl2, etc).
> One cannot use multiple interfaces for the same net type with ln_ptlcompat enabled.
Note that Portals compatibility (lnet_ptlcompat_, the_lnet.ln_ptlcompat, and friends)
have already been removed from lnet HEAD, on which all 2.x and future releases will
> Is there a better way to do this ? What would be the least abusive of th e rules ?
If you only have limited number of test nodes, one way to drive the
network as hard as possible is to have all nodes use a very high
ptllnd peercredits option and run LST test with a high concurrency
(with the latest LST patch from 15332).
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