[Lustre-discuss] Where should SHARED_DIRECTORY of acc-sm cfg variable set to?

Andreas Dilger adilger at whamcloud.com
Mon Jun 13 21:24:11 PDT 2011

On 2011-06-13, at 7:41 PM, Jay Lan wrote:
> To run some test suites of acc-sm, the SHARED_DIRECTORY variable
> needs to be set. Where should it be set to?
> Bugzilla 17839 Comment #65 said: "the variable must contain the path of
> a shared filesystem".
> Does it need to be shared by what nodes? The clients? The clients + OST'es?
> Can it be $MOUNT? Or should it be a non-lustre filesystem that is mounted
> by NFS? Please advise. Thanks!

This is used by a small number of tests to share state between the client
running the tests, or in some cases between the servers (e.g. lfsck.sh).
It needs to be a non-lustre filesystem that is available on all the nodes. 

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger 
Principal Engineer
Whamcloud, Inc.

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