[lustre-devel] [PATCH 000/151] lustre: update to 2.11 support

James Simmons jsimmons at infradead.org
Tue Oct 1 11:07:48 PDT 2019

> > This patchset covers 3 areas. The fix 6 patches resolves critical
> > bugs in the linux client. Mainly for handling of LNet with secondary
> > IP aliases as well as an RCU issue reported with debugging enabled.
> > This consoldation of IP handling makes any kernel API changes in the
> > future easier to handle.
> >
> > The last 9 patches cover patches in the lustre-testing that landed
> > to the OpenSFS branch.
> >
> > The rest of the patches cover all the patches missing from the
> > Lustre 2.11 release. I have done extentsive testing of these
> > patches (sanity, sanity-pfl, sanity-dom, sanity-pfl). Only
> > regression I saw was sanity-flr 200 which needs to be investiaged.
> > So we are in very good shape.
> Thanks a lot for these James!
> Though I only received up to 133/151 - are 18 missing, or was there a
> miscount??

Their should be 151 patches. I have had this problem of patches not making
it to my mailbox. That is why I have:


All the patches are there.
> I've applied them on top of my "lustre" branch, then rebased everything
> in my lustre-testing and lustre-backports (upto about 2.12.2) branches
> on top of that - and checked that it all compiles.
> I fixed the issues that I mentioned separately that I found in a few of
> your patches, and also a couple of issues that I found in some of mine
> (it is *so* helpful having two people working on this, we can catch each
> others slip-ups).

Yes more eyes are always better :-) Thanks for starting the process!!!

> I've pushed it all to github on a branch "lustre/lustre-XX" because I
> couldn't think of a good name.
> I'll review the differences between it and lustre-backport, and then
> probably rename lustre-XX to lustre-backport - after I find out the
> story about those missing 18 patches.
> Thanks,
> NeilBrown

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