[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 1.8 on SLES11 SP2

Mohr Jr, Richard Frank (Rick Mohr) rmohr at utk.edu
Tue Aug 6 21:10:28 PDT 2013

On Aug 6, 2013, at 7:31 PM, "Dilger, Andreas" <andreas.dilger at intel.com>

> This would need a large number of patches on the client to work with the
> 3.0 kernel
> that SLES is using for SP2.  There were large VFS changes in Linux 2.6.38,
> and that
> is just too much risk to add to Lustre 1.8.

I suspected as much....

>  It is sad that SLES is
> changing the
> kernel version in an "Service Pack" release, unlike RHEL which keeps the
> same major
> kernel version (2.6.32) for all RHEL6.x releases.

Tell me about it :-)

I appreciate the information.  Thanks.

Rick Mohr
Senior HPC System Administrator
National Institute for Computational Sciences

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