[Lustre-discuss] adding 2nd network to lustre

Andreas Dilger adilger at sun.com
Fri Jan 9 15:24:11 PST 2009

On Jan 07, 2009  18:16 -0500, Chris Hunter wrote:
> We currently use lustre over an infiniband network. We would like to  
> allow ethernet clients (ie. no infiniband) to use the same lustre FS.
> The MDT and OSTs were all created using only the MGS infiniband  
> interface (ie. mkfs.lustre --mgsnode= at ib0).
> So I am missing some configuration for the tcp network. My best guess we  
> need to use the "tunefs.lustre" command to add the mgs tcp NID to the  
> MDT. However this command won't execute while lustre is mounted.
> Any suggestions how to add the tcp network to our existing lustre ib  
> network ?

I believe this is documented in the Lustre manual at http://manual.lustre.org/

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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