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Warning

This upgrade introduced a lot of changes with respect to production and user experience.

Hint

You might need to recompile your binaries.

Salomon operating system has been upgraded to the latest CentOS 7.6 on 2018-12-05. We are able to support the latest software versions and keep the cluster security with upstream releases after the upgrade.

Major changes are:

  • kernel upgraded to 3.10 (2.6.32 now)
  • glibc upgraded to 2.17 (2.12 now)
  • software modules/binaries should be recompiled or deleted

Discontinued Modules

A new tag has been introduced. Modules tagged with C6 might be malfunctioning. These modules might be recompiled during transition period. Keep support@it4i.cz informed on malfunctioning modules.

$ ml av intel/

--------------------------- /apps/modules/toolchain ----------------------------
   intel/default  (C6)    intel/2015b   (C6)      intel/2017c   (C6)
   intel/13.5.192 (O)     intel/2016a   (C6)      intel/2017.00
   intel/14.0.1   (O)     intel/2016.01           intel/2018a   (C6)
   intel/15.2.164 (O)     intel/2017a   (C6)      intel/2018.03 (C6)
   intel/15.3.187 (O)     intel/2017b   (C6,D)

  Where:
   O:   Obsolete
   C6:  Old CentOS6 module
   D:   Default Module

Warning

Obsolete modules O are going to be deleted after the cluster upgrade.

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