[Lustre-devel] Multithreaded liblustre
lee at sandia.gov
Thu Sep 10 13:10:12 PDT 2009
On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 13:06 -0600, Oleg Drokin wrote:
> On Sep 10, 2009, at 3:03 PM, Lee Ward wrote:
> >> On Sep 10, 2009, at 8:52 AM, Tuve Nordius wrote:
> >>> Does anyone know what need to be done/ the main obstacles in
> >>> order to
> >>> make liblustre multithreaded?
> >> What sort of multi-threadness are you looking at?
> >> Currently socklnd has separate threads if I remember right.
> >> There are no callbacks and other async stuff happening, but that is
> >> pretty much by design so would be hard to change.
> > If you are talking about the API, the current head for SYSIO is
> > thread-safe for all but initialization, mount, unmount, and shutdown.
> > Don't think it works for liblustre at present, but
> > rklundt at sandia.gov is
> > currently doing a port, maybe done already.
> Well, there are many sides to "multithreaded", that's why I am asking.
> Good to know.
> > But... I thought SUN had dropped support for liblustre entirely? Did I
> > miss something?
> Liblustre is still a first class citizen, fully supported in HEAD (2.0)
> codebase too, tested along with other stuff at scheduled intervals in
> our testsuite.
> I don't even remember anybody proposing dropping liblustre support in
> recent times.
I did and, it turns out, I was mistaken. Thanks.
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