[lustre-discuss] patchless Lustre client on ZFS
cap at nsc.liu.se
Wed Feb 3 05:37:59 PST 2016
On Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:00:28 -0500
"Ms. Megan Larko" <dobsonunit at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, Patrick,
> I appreciate the clarification. I wasn't sure what "patchess" really
> meant in this context.
To further clarify. All client builds (I know of) are patchless. Server
builds can be patchless if using zfs but requires patched kernel for
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 9:19 AM, Patrick Farrell <paf at cray.com> wrote:
> > No, patchless refers to not needing a patched version of the kernel
> > itself. You'll still need the Lustre client bits you noted
> > installed (and they will need to be built for your particular
> > kernel version). Also, the ability to use patchless clients doesn't
> > depend on ZFS vs ldiskfs on your servers, it will work either way.
> > - Patrick
> > ________________________________________
> > From: lustre-discuss [lustre-discuss-bounces at lists.lustre.org] on
> > behalf of Ms. Megan Larko [dobsonunit at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 29, 2016 10:31 PM
> > To: Lustre User Discussion Mailing List
> > Subject: [lustre-discuss] patchless Lustre client on ZFS
> > Greetings,
> > I have been reading that if the Lustre 2.6 server is built on ZFS
> > then a patchless client may be used. So am I understanding
> > correctly that a Lustre 2.6 server on ZFS may have a client
> > successfully mount without the lustre-client and
> > lustre-client-module packages installed?
> > TIA for the clarification.
> > Cheers,
> > megan
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