[Lustre-devel] Interested in contributing to Lustre

Drokin, Oleg oleg.drokin at intel.com
Mon May 13 23:49:58 PDT 2013

Additionally there's this pretty good (though stale in many parts now, but still some other parts are ok and high level is certainly ok)
Lustre internals book: users.nccs.gov/~fwang2/papers/lustre_report.pdf‎

On May 13, 2013, at 5:34 PM, Prakash Surya wrote:

> I wish you luck in your endeavour!
> Here are some links which might prove useful to you:
> * https://jira.hpdd.intel.com - New issues are opened here
> * http://review.whamcloud.com - New patches are reviewed here
> * https://wiki.hpdd.intel.com/display/PUB/Submitting+Changes - Some
>   info on the development cycle used by the Lustre project.
> Unfortunately, there isn't nearly enough documentation as there should
> be in the Lustre tree (especially for new comers), so feel free to ask
> questions.
> As far as potential projects, in my opinion, the project list you
> linked to is a bit dated. There are *many* open issues which need to be
> fixed, so I would suggest finding something that interests you on the
> JIRA bug tracker that I linked to above, since that is a more up to date
> source of information.
> If you are completely new, a good place to start is just downloading the
> git tree, building, and running the unit tests locally to get familiar
> with the project. Then you can start to modify the source and explore
> some of the areas that interest you.
> -- 
> Cheers, Prakash
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 06:03:27PM -0400, twanjari at andrew.cmu.edu wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am a grad student at Carnegie Mellon University. I had my course work in
>> advanced storage systems in previous semester, and I am interested to work
>> on Lustre. I prefer to take up a project that could be completed in a
>> duration of a month or two.
>> Since I am a novice w.r.t. my familiarity with Lustre code base, I seek
>> your opinion to choose a project from the list:
>> http://wiki.lustre.org/index.php/Lustre_Project_List
>> My preferences (in order) are:
>> 1. fallocate() API - https://bugzilla.lustre.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15064
>> 2. kernel patch removal - https://bugzilla.lustre.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21524
>> 3. ioctl() number cleanups -
>> https://bugzilla.lustre.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20731
>> I am also open to other suggestion.
>> Any suggestions regarding code walkthrough or documentation to help
>> ramping up are also welcome.
>> Thanks,
>> Tejas Wanjari
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