[lustre-discuss] Lustre Client in a container

David Cohen cdavid at physics.technion.ac.il
Sun Dec 31 00:50:05 PST 2017

Thanks for you response.
I looking for a way to migrate from 1.8.9 system to 2.10.2, stable enough
to run the several weeks or more that it might take.


On Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 12:12 AM, Patrick Farrell <paf at cray.com> wrote:

> David,
> I have no direct experience trying this, but I would imagine not - Lustre
> is a kernel module (actually a set of kernel modules), so unless the
> container tech you're using allows loading multiple different versions of
> *kernel modules*, this is likely impossible.  My limited understanding of
> container tech on Linux suggests that this would be impossible, containers
> allow userspace separation but there is only one kernel/set of
> modules/drivers.
> I don't know of any way to run multiple client versions on the same node.
> The other question is *why* do you want to run multiple client versions on
> one node...?  Clients are usually interoperable across a pretty generous
> set of server versions.
> - Patrick
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> *Subject:* [lustre-discuss] Lustre Client in a container
> Hi,
> Is it possible to run Lustre client in a container?
> The goal is to run two different client version on the same node, can it
> be done?
> David
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