[Lustre-discuss] killing lfs_migrate
brockp at umich.edu
Mon Feb 27 11:52:29 PST 2012
On Feb 27, 2012, at 2:49 PM, Ashley Pittman wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2012, at 19:30, Brock Palen wrote:
>> I will have a limited window to migrate files to a new OST. I would like to get as far as I can in the window I have.
>> Is it safe to kill lfs_migrate while it is still running?
>> If so will it leave any 'partial copies' around?
> The script will be limited by client bandwidth, if possible you could run multiple instances, each working on a different part of the tree you want copied.
Noted and planned on doing that,
> I'd also consider mounting the FS as a client on the server which hosts the OST and running it there.
Wasn't making a server also a client considered bad juju ? Memory pressure things and panics and other badness. This would be nice because the OSS's have the biggest network pipes in our setup. BTW I am moving old files from old OST's to new OST's to balance them back out. in usage and in age distribution.
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