[slurm-announce] Slurm version 17.11.9 available

Tim Wickberg tim at schedmd.com
Thu Aug 9 16:19:30 MDT 2018

We are pleased to announce the availability of Slurm version 17.11.9.

This includes 10 fixes made since 17.11.8 was released last month, 
including a fix to prevent hung srun processes that can manifest during 
massively parallel jobs.

Slurm can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php .

- Tim

Tim Wickberg
Chief Technology Officer, SchedMD LLC
Commercial Slurm Development and Support

> * Changes in Slurm 17.11.9
> ==========================
>  -- Fix segfault in slurmctld when a job's node bitmap is NULL during a
>     scheduling cycle.  Primarily caused by EnforcePartLimits=ALL.
>  -- Remove erroneous unlock in acct_gather_energy/ipmi.
>  -- Enable support for hwloc version 2.0.1.
>  -- Fix 'srun -q' (--qos) option handling.
>  -- Fix socket communication issue that can lead to lost task completion
>     messages, which will cause a permanently stuck srun process.
>  -- Handle creation of TMPDIR if environment variable is set or changed in
>     a task prolog script.
>  -- Avoid node layout fragmentation if running with a fixed CPU count but
>     without Sockets and CoresPerSocket defined.
>  -- burst_buffer/cray - Fix datawarp swap default pool overriding jobdw.
>  -- Fix incorrect job priority assignment for multi-partition job with
>     different PriorityTier settings on the partitions.
>  -- Fix sinfo to print correct node state

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