(Updated: April 2009)
This page offers resources for the Lustre™ 2.0/2.x release family.
Lustre 2.0 Support Matrix
Lustre 2.0 will support the following Linux distributions and architectures.
|Fedora 11 2.6.30 (unofficial)|
|Dropped: SLES, vanilla (2.6.22)||Dropped: i686|
|Patchless Client||RHEL 5||x86_64|
|SLES 10, 11||ia64(RHEL)|
|Scientific Linux [New]||ppc64(SLES)|
|Fedora 11 (2.6.30) [New]||i686|
|Dropped: vanilla (2.6.22)|
Lustre Interoperability - 1.8 to 2.0
Lustre 2.0 will be built on an architectural code base which is different than the one used with prior releases. New 2.0 users will not be affected by these changes when installing Lustre. Initially, existing Lustre users will need to follow a slightly different procedure to upgrade to 2.0. See Upgrading from 1.8 to 2.0.
Lustre 2.0/2.x Features
Lustre 2.0 will introduce several significant new features and improved system functionality. This page previews these features and benefits offered by upgrading to Lustre 2.0, and also describes features targeted at later 2.x releases. See Lustre 2.0 Features
Lustre 2.0 Release Milestones
The Lustre 2.0 team will be publishing interim Alpha and Beta RPMs throughout the testing and stabilization process. The team plans to publish a milestone release every 4-6 weeks until Lustre 2.0 GA is achieved. The first Alpha milestone was announced at LUG 2009 on April 16, 2009. Please see the Lustre 2.0 Release Milestone Status page for related testing documents for this and future Alpha and Beta milestones.