[lustre-discuss] What happens if my stripe count is set to more than my number of stripes

Drokin, Oleg oleg.drokin at intel.com
Mon Apr 20 09:44:18 PDT 2015


   Current allocator behaviour is such that when you specify more stripes than you have OSTs, it'll treat it the same as if you set stripe count to -1 (that is - the maximum possible stripes).

On Apr 20, 2015, at 4:47 AM, <Prakrati.Agrawal at shell.com>
 <Prakrati.Agrawal at shell.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a doubt regarding Lustre file system. If I have a file of size 64 GB and I set stripe size to 1GB, my number of stripes become 64. But if I set my stripe count as 128, what does the Lustre do in that case?
> Thanks and Regards,
> Prakrati
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