[Lustre-devel] Interested in contributing to Lustre

Cory Spitz spitzcor at cray.com
Tue May 14 07:58:58 PDT 2013

Same disclaimer applies for http://wiki.lustre.org/lid/agi/agi.html.

The OpenSFS CDWG has discussed bringing these documents up-to-date.
Nothing concrete yet though.


On 5/14/13 1:49 AM, "Drokin, Oleg" <oleg.drokin at intel.com> wrote:

>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
>>> 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 -
>>> 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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