[Beowulf] Lustre filesystem merged into staging tree for Linux kernel 3.11

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Jul 10 19:03:20 PDT 2013


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On 11/07/13 11:58, Christopher Samuel wrote:

> For those who don't track Linux kernel development the Lustre 
> distributed filesystem was merged into the staging tree of the
> kernel

Forgot to mention this is just the client side code, not the server
side.   The merge commit to bring this into the kernel says:

commit d7e09d0397e84eefbabfd9cb353221f3c6448d83
Author: Peng Tao <bergwolf at gmail.com>
Date:   Thu May 2 16:46:55 2013 +0800

    staging: add Lustre file system client support

    Lustre is the most deployed distributed file system
    in the HPC (High Performance Computing) world. The patch
    adds its client side support.

    The code is not very clean and needs to live in drivers/staging
    for some time for continuing cleanup work. See
    drivers/staging/lustre/TODO for details.

    The code is based on Lustre master commit faefbfc04


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