[torqueusers] Recommended versions for Torque and Moab?

Sreedhar Manchu sreedhar at nyu.edu
Thu Feb 27 13:40:08 MST 2014


Thank you everyone for your recommendations.

Hi Ken,

Do you think it'd be released anytime in the next two months?

Thanks,
Sreedhar.


On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Ken Nielson <
knielson at adaptivecomputing.com> wrote:

> -- There is a slow memory leak which is to be addressed in 4.2.7 (I
> believe)
>
> Unfortunately, we did not get the memory leak fixed before 4.2.7 was
> released. But we can replicate it and it will be fixed in 4.2.8.
>
> Regards
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Matthew Britt <msbritt at umich.edu> wrote:
>
>> I would agree with that as well - 4.2.6.1 has been the most stable
>> version for us in recent history.  There is a slow memory leak which is
>> to be addressed in 4.2.7 (I believe), but otherwise has worked well for
>> us.
>>
>>     - Matt
>>
>> --------------------------------------------
>> Matthew Britt
>> CAEN HPC Group - College of Engineering
>> msbritt at umich.edu
>>
>>
>> On 26 Feb 2014, at 11:10, W. Graham McCullough wrote:
>>
>> > The most stable version of Torque we've run in the 4.2.* tree at
>> > Purdue
>> > University is 4.2.6.1. Before that, the 4.1.5.1 was pretty stable, but
>> > has
>> > some scary security issues
>> > (CVE-2013-4495:<
>> http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-4495>
>> > users
>> > could submit a job that would grant them root access) that were
>> > resolved in
>> > 4.2.6. Patches for CVE-2013-4495 exist if someone recommends something
>> > else. 4.2.6 itself crashed on us a few times on different clusters,
>> > but
>> > 4.2.6.1 has been running almost without incident for the last few
>> > weeks on
>> > our gear. I don't have any experience with the old 2.5.* torque, so
>> > your
>> > milage may vary.
>> >
>> > Good luck!
>> >
>> > Graham McCullough
>> > HPC systems Administrator
>> > Purdue University
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 10:36 AM, Sreedhar Manchu <sreedhar at nyu.edu>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi All,
>> >>
>> >> I am in the process of building a new cluster and now I'm approaching
>> >> the
>> >> stage for installing Torque and Moab.
>> >>
>> >> On all our clusters, until now we have been using Torque 2.5.X and
>> >> Moab
>> >> 6.X. On the new cluster I'm thinking of installing newer versions
>> >> (Torque
>> >> 4.X and Moab 7.X).
>> >>
>> >> In the mailing list I regularly see that many people are using these
>> >> versions and I could use some recommendation on getting a stable
>> >> version.
>> >> Any advise would be much appreciated.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks in advance,
>> >> Sreedhar.
>> >> HPC Systems Administrator
>> >> New York University.
>> >>
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