[Lustre-devel] no reformating for test suite

James Simmons jsimmons at infradead.org
Mon Dec 14 12:18:20 PST 2009

> On 2009-12-11, at 12:27, James Simmons wrote:
> > Is there a way to stop the lustre test suite from reformating the disk
> > when we run our test?
> What version of Lustre are you testing?  


> In recent releases (the last 9-12
> months or so) it doesn't reformat the filesystem by default.
> I _think_ (but don't recall for sure anymore) that it is also possible to
> specify REFORMAT="" so that it will not reformat.

But llmount.sh doesn't use REFORMAT. Instead it uses NOFORMAT instead.
> Some tests, like conf-sanity.sh depend on being able to reformat, and can be
> run with a local config that just uses loopback files.

Yes I noticed.

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