[lustre-discuss] The difference between failnode and servicenode

Kurt Strosahl strosahl at jlab.org
Tue Mar 1 13:32:44 PST 2016


   I'm curious as to the difference between the --failnode and --servicenode options used by mkfs.lustre.  On an OST these options are used to for ost failover, not mgs failover (which is done through the --mgsnode parameter), but what is the difference between a failnode and a service node?

Kurt J. Strosahl
System Administrator
Scientific Computing Group, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

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