[Lustre-discuss] [wc-discuss] lustre client on arm debian
paciucci at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 23:52:42 PDT 2012
many vendors are going to put in the market ARM+GPU based cluster. Yes,
ARM is a 32bit system, with now a 1 Gbit connection normally, but in few
watt could have a performance of 300 GFlops... so I think in the near
future could be a player in the HPC market.
I'm interested yust for the patchless cluster...
On 10/31/2012 04:55 PM, Dilger, Andreas wrote:
> On 2012-10-31, at 8:27, Gabriele Paciucci <paciucci at gmail.com> wrote:
>> has anyone tried to compile the lustre patchless client on a debian linux for arm architecture? Could be possible to do?
> Many years ago, someone was working on a MIPS port for Lustre and I believe they got it working, but I don't think the patches ever landed. You could make a quick search in bugzilla to see what changes they made, and update this for Arm as well.
> Are you looking for client or server support? My understanding is that Arm is only 32-bit today. While we regularly build for 32-bit kernels, this is not tested automatically on master anymore so it is possible that there have been regressions in this area.
> If be happy to hear your experiences in this area, and it would be a good time to land any patches needed to make Arm builds working.
> Cheers, Andreas
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