Lustre (was Re: [Beowulf] High Performance for Large Database)

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Nov 15 22:37:44 EST 2004


On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 03:14 pm, Craig Tierney wrote:

> Is Lustre GPL?  It was GPL as of version 1.0.4, but I was
> under the impression that the newer source is not GPL.  CFS
> has stated that they will eventually release the current
> release (1.2) but they have not done this yet.

You appear to be correct, I wasn't aware of this.

There is an email from the list from one of the prime movers that explains it 
in this way:

https://lists.clusterfs.com/pipermail/lustre-discuss/2004-April/000244.html

# For the moment, you are correct -- there is no GPL-licensed support for
# modern 2.6 kernels.

cheers,
Chris
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