[Lustre-discuss] Patchless server

Brian J. Murrell Brian.Murrell at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 8 05:40:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 14:03 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> Hello,


> is there any chance to see patchless server similarly to the client?

Maybe some day.  We seem to be eliminating patches from the kernel
little by little, but by no means at a break-neck pace.

> I like Lustre but I dislike the need for patched kernel on the server.

You are not the first person to express this desire, by a long shot, but
I wonder, given that the servers are supposed to be dedicated Lustre
servers, why are the already-patched binary kernel packages that we
supply not sufficient for you?


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