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Lustre System Configuration Utilities

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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 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.