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Lustre 2.0

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(Updated: Aug 2010)

This page offers resources for the Lustre™ 2.0/2.x release family.

Lustre 2.0 Matrix

Lustre 2.0 will support the following Linux distributions and architectures.

Component Linux Distribution Architecture
Server OEL 5.4 x86_64
RHEL 5.4 x86_64
Dropped: SLES, vanilla (2.6.22) Dropped: i686
Patchless Client OEL 5.4 x86_64
RHEL 5 x86_64
SLES 10, 11 x86_64
Fedora 11 (2.6.29) [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.