[slurm-users] Heterogeneous HPC

Goetz, Patrick G pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Thu Sep 19 20:00:40 UTC 2019

On 9/19/19 8:22 AM, Thomas M. Payerle wrote:
> one of our clusters
> is still running RHEL6, and while containers based on Ubuntu 16,
> Debian 8, or RHEL7 all appear to work properly,
> containers based on Ubuntu 18 or Debian 9 will die with "Kernel too
> old" errors.

I think the idea generally is to have your container host be the newest 
version, with containers providing a home for legacy (or at most 
contemporary) software stacks.  Never heard of anyone trying to do it 
the other way around, but appreciate this proof of concept that it's a 
bad idea.

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