[slurm-users] Slurm version 20.11.5 is now available

Paul Edmon pedmon at cfa.harvard.edu
Fri Mar 26 00:22:46 UTC 2021

So just a heads up here are the two tickets I filed.  The first: 
https://bugs.schedmd.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11183  Has more details as to 
how their plugin works.  The second is the clearing house for 
improvements: https://bugs.schedmd.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11135

-Paul Edmon-

On 3/19/2021 9:25 AM, Paul Edmon wrote:
> I was about to ask this as well as we use /scratch as our tmp space 
> not /tmp.  I haven't kicked the tires on this to know how it works but 
> after I take a look at it I will probably file a feature request to 
> make the name of the tmp dir flexible.
> -Paul Edmon-
> On 3/19/2021 7:19 AM, Tina Friedrich wrote:
>> That's excellent; I've been using the 'auto_tmpdir' plugin for this; 
>> having that functionality within SLURM will be good.
>> Have a question though - we have a need to also create a per-job 
>> /scratch/ (on a shared fast file system) in much the same way.
>> I don't see a way that the currentl tmpfs plugin can be used to do 
>> that, as it would seem that it's hard-coded to mount things into 
>> /tmp/ (i.e. where to mount a file system can not be changed). Or am I 
>> misreading this?
>> Tina
>> On 16/03/2021 22:26, Tim Wickberg wrote:
>>> One errant backspace snuck into that announcement: the 
>>> job_container.conf man page (with an 'r') serves as the initial 
>>> documentation for this new job_container/tmpfs plugin. The link to 
>>> the HTML version of the man page has been corrected in the text below:
>>> On 3/16/21 4:16 PM, Tim Wickberg wrote:
>>>> We are pleased to announce the availability of Slurm version 20.11.5.
>>>> This includes a number of moderate severity bug fixes, alongside a 
>>>> new job_container/tmpfs plugin developed by NERSC that can be used 
>>>> to create per-job filesystem namespaces.
>>>> Initial documentation for this plugin is available at:
>>>> https://slurm.schedmd.com/job_container.conf.html
>>>> Slurm can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php .
>>>> - Tim

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