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The fastest way to begin provisioning your machines into a Lustre filesystem is to use a pre-built Linux kernel with the Lustre patches already applied. A Lustre patched Linux kernel can be configured at run time to become a MGS, MDT, MDS, OSS, and OST server. An overview of these different server roles can be found in the Components of a Lustre filesystem document.

Pre-build Lustre patched Linux kernel

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Whamcloud provide pre-built Lustre patched Linux kernels based on the CentOS stock kernel. Two builds are available, 1.8 and Master. Master includes some features that will make it into the 2.1 release. These kernels are simple to install and have completed the Whamcloud test suites. Further information on the Whamcloud Lustre test suite is available here Test Tools Environment
A separate page provides a Walk-thru- Deploying a Lustre pre-built kernel.

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Lustre patches are readily applied to a number of stock kernels and versions, these include: CentOS, SLES, and Debian. A complete list of the Whamcloud supported kernels is available on Lustre Support Matrix page.

Download the suitable Lustre source code.

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