[lustre-discuss] lustre support on AArch64 (ARMv8)

Drokin, Oleg oleg.drokin at intel.com
Tue Sep 1 10:41:15 PDT 2015

On Sep 1, 2015, at 12:06 PM, Oleg Drokin wrote:

> Hello!
> On Sep 1, 2015, at 6:51 AM, Sreenidhi Bharathkar Ramesh wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am interested in trying out Lustre , both server and client, on AArch64 (ARMv8) platform.  
>> Setup: 
>> - Juno development board with linaro kernel (3.10 or 3.19) 
>> - plan to build lustre from sources.
>> - Ubuntu 14.04 or fc21 rootfs
>> 1. platform question:  Is Lustre supported on AArch64 platform ?
>> 2. kernel version question: is there any specific kernel version requirement ?
> If you want server support, you need to stick to RHEL6.x, rhel7.x or SLES12 kernels.
> Outside of those you are on your own for ldiskfs patches, I guess.
> You'll need this patch http://review.whamcloud.com/#/c/15395/ to enable arm building on our tree.

BTW, if you end up trying this patch, please report back if it actually works since we have no arm hardware to even try building and nobody so far came forward with a builder that can build arm code (And ideally also test it at least ocasionally).



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