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* [[Managing OSTs]] and related subtopics - ''lctl'' is used to show the status of an OST, to deactivate and activate an OST, to set weighting for free space, and to create a new pool and add an OST.
 
* [[Managing OSTs]] and related subtopics - ''lctl'' is used to show the status of an OST, to deactivate and activate an OST, to set weighting for free space, and to create a new pool and add an OST.
  
For more information about these utilities, see [http://wiki.lustre.org/manual/LustreManual18_HTML/SystemConfigurationUtilitiesMan8_HTML.html#50532408_pgfId-5529 Chapter 31: ''System Configuration Utilities''] in the [[Lustre_Documentation|''Lustre Operations Manual'']]. This section also describes other system configuration utilities, such as ''lustre_rmmod'', ''e2scan'', ''l_getgroups'', ''llobdstat'', ''llstat'', ''lst'', ''plot-llstat'', ''routerstat'', and ''ll_recover_lost_found_objs'', as well as utilities to manage large clusters, perform application profiling, and test and debug Lustre.
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For more information about these utilities, see [http://wiki.lustre.org/manual/LustreManual18_HTML/SystemConfigurationUtilitiesMan8_HTML.html#50532408_pgfId-5529 Chapter 31: ''System Configuration Utilities''] in the [[Lustre_Documentation|''Lustre Operations Manual'']]. This chpater also describes other system configuration utilities, such as ''lustre_rmmod'', ''e2scan'', ''l_getgroups'', ''llobdstat'', ''llstat'', ''lst'', ''plot-llstat'', ''routerstat'', and ''ll_recover_lost_found_objs'', as well as utilities to manage large clusters, perform application profiling, and test and debug Lustre.

Revision as of 18:04, 13 January 2010

A set of system configuration utilities were added to Lustre in Release 1.6. These utilities include:

mkfs.lustre - Used to format a disk for a Lustre service.
tunefs.lustre - Used to modify configuration information on a Lustre target disk.
lctl - Used to directly control Lustre via an ioctl interface, allowing various configuration, maintenance and debugging features to be accessed.
mount.lustre - Used to start a Lustre client or target service.

For examples using these utilities, see:

For more information about these utilities, see Chapter 31: System Configuration Utilities in the Lustre Operations Manual. This chpater also describes other system configuration utilities, such as lustre_rmmod, e2scan, l_getgroups, llobdstat, llstat, lst, plot-llstat, routerstat, and ll_recover_lost_found_objs, as well as utilities to manage large clusters, perform application profiling, and test and debug Lustre.