[Lustre-discuss] What does ldlm AST mean?

Ken Hornstein kenh at cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Tue Aug 28 07:15:24 PDT 2012

>When I was reading source codes of ldlm, the term "AST" puzzled me. I think
>it means callback, but what is its full name?

Asynchronous software trap.  If it makes you feel any better, I had to
ask as well :-/  I was told the term dates back from VMS.

Hm, some quick Googling suggests that it may really mean Asynchronous
SYSTEM Trap; it's possible I misheard or misremember what someone told me.



More information about the lustre-discuss mailing list