[Lustre-discuss] LNET over multiple NICs

Faccini, Bruno bruno.faccini at intel.com
Wed Dec 19 15:51:27 PST 2012

If you are back with the bounding solution, you may have to be careful with and aware of the available/configured mode/policy on all ends (including on intermediate switches for some modes) !!…

Le Dec 19, 2012 à 11:03 PM, Alexander Oltu <Alexander.Oltu at uni.no> a écrit :

>> I have no experience in doing multirail on ethernet, sorry. The 
>> principle is exactly the same as for Infiniband, but as Infiniband 
>> interfaces cannot be bonded (except for IPoIB which is not of
>> interest when considering performance), I cannot tell.
> Looks like --network option is not helping. I have tried to unmount osts
> and run  for half of OSTs:
> tunefs.lustre --network=tcp0
> and for another half:
> tunefs.lustre --network=tcp1
> Mounted OSTs back. The client still sends all traffic through tcp0. I
> have suspicion that --network option is to separate from different
> network types, like tcp, o2ib, etc.
> Probably I will go bonding way.
> Thank you for your help,
> Alex.
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