[lustre-discuss] mkfs.lustre --index question

Dilger, Andreas andreas.dilger at intel.com
Wed Oct 14 15:26:14 PDT 2015

On 2015/10/14, 10:49, "lustre-discuss on behalf of Philippe Weill"
<lustre-discuss-bounces at lists.lustre.org on behalf of
Philippe.Weill at latmos.ipsl.fr> wrote:

>when formatting OST on lustre 2.5.3
>when  OST index is > 9
>index is in decimal or hexadecimal ?
>It's seem to be decimal but I'm not sure

The "mkfs.lustre --index" argument should be in decimal.

It would make sense to allow it to be specified in hex as well (with
leading 0x). I filed LU-7299 for that, which would be easy for someone to

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

Lustre Software Architect
Intel High Performance Data Division

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