Omnibond, an open source development company, is now offering support and
development subscriptions for OrangeFS for organizations that need
support or custom development. Omnibond supports the PVFS community and
returns all changes back to the open source. See the Omnibond web site
at www.omnibond.com under OrangeFS.
OrangeFS is part of the PVFS project. The
holds to the open source practice that fosters
community collaboration. We encourage OrangeFS users and administrators to
discuss their setup, ideas, or problems via the following PVFS support channels.
PVFS2 Users List
The users mailing list
is provided for general purpose discussion, configuration, and
bug reporting. We encourage users to provide feedback on their own OrangeFS
setups and configurations that can be useful to the entire community.
When emailing the users list with questions, please include your hardware
setup (network, storage, etc.) and the output of the pvfs2-statfs utility.
Also, if your question is in regard to a failure, check for related
messages in the output of the client's system log, and the pvfs2-server.log
and pvfs2-client.log files, and send that output to us as well.
This will allow us to directly address your questions.
PVFS2 Developers List
The PVFS developer's mailing list is available for those interested in
contributing to the OrangeFS project. The developers list
is the best way to get in touch with us if you wish to contribute to
OrangeFS. Patches to OrangeFS source for new features or bug fixes, should be
posted to this list.
The OrangeFS project uses
to manage bug reports and feature requests. Please review the
list of submitted tickets
before submitting a
for your own bug report or feature request.
#pvfs2 IRC channel
An IRC channel for PVFS is hosted on
freenode.net, allowing users and developers
to ask questions, get to know the developers, or just provide feedback. The
has info on how to access the freenode irc servers. Once you have connected
to the IRC server, join the #pvfs2 channel.
Developer and Contributor Information
We are always looking for help with the Orange File System
project. If you have any ideas, suggestions, bug reports, bug fixes, or
want to help implement a new feature, please let us know. OrangeFS is
distributed under the LGPL license and the source code is readily
available. If you are interested in helping out or simply tracking
OrangeFS development process please read on.
Source Code Access
We manage the source code for all of the OrangeFS components using
For more information on how to use Subversion,
please check your local documentation or visit the Subversion web site.
We provide anonymous read only access to all of the current OrangeFS code.
DO NOT USE CODE FROM SUBVERSION IN A PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT!
Access to the Subversion repository is provided for people interested in
experimenting with OrangeFS or developing new features. We do not guarantee
that the code in Subversion works at all, or that your data is safe using it.
Support is only provided for the latest stable releases, which can be
downloaded from the
section. That is the code that you should choose for everyday use.
Online Source Browsing
View the OrangeFS source code,
change logs, and create diffs via the
OrangeFS tests are run on a daily basis both for code under
development as well as released versions. We include a number of
well known filesystem stress tests and benchmarks in our regular
page has this information.
- Frequently Asked Questions.
- View source code documentation
- Browse the source code.
- Continuous Integration Testing. View the latest test runs and results.