[slurm-users] Upgrading slurm - can I do it while jobs running?

Will Dennis wdennis at nec-labs.com
Wed May 26 19:20:25 UTC 2021

On  Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:49 PM Ole Holm Nielsen said:

> I recommend strongly to read the SchedMD presentations in the
> [snipped] page, especially the "Field
> notes" documents.  The latest one is "Field Notes 4: From The Frontlines
> of Slurm Support", Jason Booth, SchedMD.
Yes, thanks for the reminder.

> We upgrade Slurm continuously while the nodes are in production mode.
> There's a required order of upgrading: first slurmdbd, then slurmctld,
> then slurmd nodes, and finally login nodes, see
> [snipped]

> The detailed upgrading commands for CentOS are in [snipped]
Yes, in our case, it’s Ubuntu; as there is no (recent) official packaging, and keeping a PPA up is a lot of work, we are just compiling source locally now, which SchedMD (who we get support from) prefers anyhow.
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