[torqueusers] Recommended versions for Torque and Moab?

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Mar 3 12:15:44 MST 2014


4.2.8 should be out in about 8 weeks or so.


On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 1:40 PM, Sreedhar Manchu <sreedhar at nyu.edu> wrote:

> 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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>>
>>
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