Recommended update for release-notes-sle_hpc

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sle_hpc
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2186-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1096244 #1100029
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15

  • An update that has two recommended fixes can now be installed.


    An update for the release notes of the SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC module:

    - Mark this package as supplementing the HPC module (bsc#1096244)
    - General updates, typographic, and structural fixes
    - New entries:
    - Slurm: Utility for HPC Workload Management (FATE#316379)
    - rasdaemon: Utility to Log RAS Error Tracings (FATE#318824)
    - memkind: Heap Manager for Heterogeneous Memory Platforms and Mixed
    Memory Policies (FATE#318914)
    - hwloc: Portable Abstraction of Hierarchical Architectures for
    High-Performance Computing (FATE#319511)
    - cpuid: x86 CPU Identification Tool (FATE#319512)
    - ohpc: OpenHPC Compatibility Macros (FATE#320596)
    - Lmod: Lua-based Environment Modules (FATE#321704)
    - GNU Compiler Collection for HPC (FATE#321705)
    - OpenBLAS Library: Optimized BLAS Library (FATE#321708)
    - NumPy Python Library (FATE#321709)
    - HDF5 HPC Library: Model, Library, File Format for Storing and Managing
    Data (FATE#321710)
    - pdsh: Parallel Remote Shell Program (FATE#321714)
    - ScaLAPACK HPC Library: LAPACK Routines (FATE#321715)
    - FFTW HPC Library: Discrete Fourier Transforms (FATE#321716)
    - PETSc HPC Library: Solver for Partial Differential Equations
    - NetCDF HPC Library: Implementation of Self-Describing Data Formats
    - PAPI HPC Library: Consistent Interface for Hardware Performance
    Counters (FATE#321720)
    - mrsh/mrlogin: Remote Login Using munge Authentication (FATE#321722)
    - ConMan: The Console Manager (FATE#321724)
    - PowerMan: Centralized Power Control for Clusters (FATE#321725)
    - Changed entries:
    - Ganglia: System Monitoring (FATE#323979) [Replace "12" by "15" in URL,
    typographic/tagging fixes]
    - Genders: Static Cluster Configuration Database (FATE#324149) [Made
    note consistent with other notes, tagging fixes]
    - System Roles for SUSE Linux Enterprise for High Performance Computing
    (FATE#323494) [Updated and expanded description of system roles]
    - Removed entries:
    - Slurm has been updated to version 17.02.9 (FATE#324026), ConMan has
    been updated to version 0.2.8 (FATE#324168), pdsh has been updated to
    version 2.33 (FATE#324169), Support for Intel Knights Mill CPUs in
    cpuid (FATE#324170), Lmod has been updated to version 7.6
    (FATE#324199), Support for Genders in pdsh (FATE#325288), pdsh
    host-list Plug-ins with Conflicting Options Packaged Separately
    (FATE#325289) [These update-related notes were only relevant in HPC
    module for SLES 12 and should not have been mentioned in the SLES 15

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-2018-1489=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2018-1489=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15 (noarch):
      • release-notes-sle_hpc-15.20180713-3.6.11
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 (noarch):
      • release-notes-sle_hpc-15.20180713-3.6.11