[lustre-discuss] 2.10 <-> 2.12 interoperability?
Hans Henrik Happe
happe at nbi.dk
Fri May 3 14:35:29 PDT 2019
On 03/05/2019 22.41, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On May 3, 2019, at 14:33, Patrick Farrell <pfarrell at whamcloud.com> wrote:
>> As a general rule, Lustre only supports mixing versions on servers for rolling upgrades.
>> - Patrick
> And only then between maintenance versions of the same release (e.g. 2.10.6
> and 2.10.7). If you are upgrading, say, 2.7.21 to 2.10.6 then you would need
> to fail over half of the targets, upgrade half of the servers, fail back (at
> which point all targets would be running on the same new version), upgrade the
> other half of the servers, and then restore normal operation.
> There is also a backport of the LU-11507 patch for 2.10 that could be used
> instead of upgrading just one server to 2.12.
> Cheers, Andreas
I think the documentation is quite clear:
An upgrade path for major releases on the servers would be nice, though.
Wonder if this could be done with a mode where clients flush all they
got and are put into a blocking mode. I guess the hard part would be to
re-negotiate all the state after the upgrade, which is hard enough for
>> On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:54:09 AM, Thomas Roth <t.roth at gsi.de> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> OS=CentOS 7.5
>>> Lustre 2.10.6
>>> One of the OSS (one OST only) was upgraded to zfs 0.7.13, and LU-11507 forced an upgrade of Lustre to 2.12
>>> Mounts, reconnects, recovers, but then is unusable, and the MDS reports:
>>> Lustre: 13650:0:(mdt_handler.c:5350:mdt_connect_internal()) test-MDT0000: client
>>> test-MDT0000-lwp-OST0002_UUID does not support ibits lock, either very old or an invalid client: flags
>>> So far I have not found any hints that these versions would not cooperate, or that I should have set a
>>> certain parameter.
>>> LU-10175 indicates that the ibits have some connection to data-on-mdt which we don't use.
>>> Any suggestions?
> Andreas Dilger
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