[Lustre-discuss] Patchless server

Mag Gam magawake at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 18:05:39 PDT 2008

How do you get involved in the QA process.

I would like to get involved to speed up the efforts if possible.


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 9:04 AM, Brian J. Murrell <Brian.Murrell at sun.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 07:51 -0500, Josh Abadie wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Excellent question.  In our particular situation, we have all of our
>> servers running OFED 1.2 and the redhat kernel 2.6.9-55.  In order to
>> get more stability, we would like to upgrade to the latest lustre
>> verstion, but that is not possible without upgrading the kernel,
>> infiniband stack and all IB dependent libraries.
> Right.  But the latest verison, comes with OFED 1.3 already
> built -- as an installable RPM.  Is that not suitable for your
> environment?
>> It would be awesome if Sun supported a few kernels behind the latest
>> and greatest.
> The problem with that is that it increases our QA efforts exponentially.
> Many people think our QA cycle is already too long.  Throw another few
> kernels at it and it would take months to QA a release.
> b.
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