Recommended update for release-notes-sle_hpc

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2186-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • HPC Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15

An update that has two fixes can now be installed.


An update for the release notes of the SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC module: (bsc#1100029)

  • 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 (FATE#321718)
  • NetCDF HPC Library: Implementation of Self-Describing Data Formats (FATE#321719)
  • 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 notes.]

Patch Instructions:

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

  • HPC Module 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:

  • HPC Module 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