[lustre-discuss] Lustre server/client compatibility
thcrowe at iu.edu
Fri Sep 30 15:11:05 PDT 2016
We run a couple of 2.8 file systems with 2.5.3 clients. The only issue we have "seen" is DNE phase 2 (directory stripe) simply does not work. I believe a 2.8 client is required for that feature.
> On Sep 29, 2016, at 12:03, Steve Barnet <barnet at icecube.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm planning to upgrade our lustre servers to 2.8
> in the next week or two. The OS would remain in the
> RHEL/Centos/SL 6.x series. At the moment, we are
> lustre 2.5.3 across the board.
> From initial tests, it looks like the 2.5.3 clients
> work fine with these servers, but I'm curious if there
> is a strong need to upgrade all of the clients at
> the same time as the servers, or if we can roll that out
> whenever it's expedient.
> Thanks much!
> Steve Barnet
> UW-Madison IceCube
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