[Lustre-discuss] adding 2nd network to lustre
chris.hunter at yale.edu
Fri Jan 9 15:31:47 PST 2009
Andreas Dilger wrote:
> 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=10.2.1.30 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/
Section 7 of the operations manual does discuss multihomed lustre
servers. The example given is destructive -- lustre needs to be
reformatted (mkfs.lustre) for multihoming. Can we setup multihoming with
our re-formating our lustre FS ?
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