[torquedev] Release Candidate for TORQUE 2.5.8

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Fri Aug 26 16:20:37 MDT 2011



----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ken Nielson" <knielson at adaptivecomputing.com>
> To: "Torque Developers mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 4:17:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [torquedev] Release Candidate for TORQUE 2.5.8
> 
> There is a new release candidate for 2.5.8. The bug fixes and
> features keep on coming.
> 
> In this release I added _GNU_SOURCE to be defined if
> --enable-unixsockets is requested.
> 
> There is a problem with requesting NVIDIA gpu modes with Moab. Moab
> removes the mode from the node spec. There is a fix that restores
> the node spec when gpus requests are present.
> 
> The configure file now reflects the change to gcc-warnings being
> disabled by default.
> 
> There is a new MOM config option $attempt_to_make_dir which will give
> the user the option to create non-existent output directories if
> they do not exist. Directories can only be created where the user
> has permission.
> 
> The source can be downloaded at
> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/snapshots/torque-2.5.8-snap.201108261600.tar.gz
> 
> I appreciate all of the feedback on the release. Please continue to
> download and let us know if you find any problems.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Ken Nielson
> Adaptive Computing

Just a note. The fix to the gpu mode code takes care of the exclusive_thread and exclusive_process options. However, default (shared) will need a new Moab 6.1.1 to work properly.

All of the gpu modes work correctly with just TORQUE.

Ken


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