[slurm-users] Slurm version 21.08 is now available
timo.rothenpieler at uni-bremen.de
Fri Aug 27 13:48:00 UTC 2021
I'm immediately running into an issue when updating our Gentoo packages:
> checking for netloc installation...
> configure: error: unable to locate netloc installation
That happens even though --without-netloc was specified when configuring.
Looking at the following patch:
I don't think that change removing the x is correct. Cause now that
condition can never be true, and the script will always continue as if
--with-netloc was given.
On 26/08/2021 22:40, Tim Wickberg wrote:
> After 9 months of development and testing we are pleased to announce the
> availability of Slurm version 21.08!
> Slurm 21.08 includes a number of new features including:
> - A new "AccountingStoreFlags=job_script" option to store the job
> scripts directly in SlurmDBD.
> - Added "sacct -o SubmitLine" format option to get the submit line of a
> - Changes to the node state management so that nodes are marked as
> PLANNED instead of IDLE if the scheduler is still accumulating resources
> while waiting to launch a job on them.
> - RS256 token support in auth/jwt.
> - Overhaul of the cgroup subsystems to simplify operation, mitigate a
> number of inherent race conditions, and prepare for future cgroup v2
> - Further improvements to cloud node power state management.
> - A new child process of the Slurm controller called 'slurmscriptd'
> responsible for executing PrologSlurmctld and EpilogSlurmctld scripts,
> which significantly reduces performance issues associated with enabling
> those options.
> - A new burst_buffer/lua plugin allowing for site-specific asynchronous
> job data management.
> - Fixes to the job_container/tmpfs plugin to allow the slurmd process to
> be restarted while the job is running without issue.
> - Added json/yaml output to sacct, squeue, and sinfo commands.
> - Added a new node_features/helpers plugin to provide a generic way to
> change settings on a compute node across a reboot.
> - Added support for automatically detecting and broadcasting shared
> libraries for an executable launched with 'srun --bcast'.
> - Added initial OCI container execution support with a new --container
> option to sbatch and srun.
> - Improved job step launch throughput.
> - Improved "configless" support by allowing multiple control servers to
> be specified through the slurmd --conf-server option, and send
> additional configuration files at startup including cli_filter.lua.
> Please see the RELEASE_NOTES distributed alongside the source for
> further details.
> Thank you to all customers, partners, and community members who
> contributed to this release.
> As with past releases, the documentation available at
> https://slurm.schedmd.com has been updated to the 21.08 release. Past
> versions are available in the archive. This release also marks the end
> of support for the 20.02 release. The 20.11 release will remain
> supported up until the 22.05 release next May, but will not see as
> frequent updates, and bug-fixes will be targeted for the 21.08
> maintenance releases going forward.
> Slurm can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php .
> - Tim
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