SUSE-RU-2018:2186-1: moderate: Recommended update for release-notes-sle_hpc

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sle_hpc

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2186-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1096244 #1100029 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   An update for the release notes of the SUSE Linux Enterprise HPC module:

   - Mark this package as supplementing the HPC module (bsc#1096244)
   - General updates, typographic, and structural fixes
   - New entries:
     - Slurm: Utility for HPC Workload Management (FATE#316379)
     - rasdaemon: Utility to Log RAS Error Tracings (FATE#318824)
     - memkind: Heap Manager for Heterogeneous Memory Platforms and Mixed
       Memory Policies (FATE#318914)
     - hwloc: Portable Abstraction of Hierarchical Architectures for
       High-Performance Computing (FATE#319511)
     - cpuid: x86 CPU Identification Tool (FATE#319512)
     - ohpc: OpenHPC Compatibility Macros (FATE#320596)
     - Lmod: Lua-based Environment Modules (FATE#321704)
     - GNU Compiler Collection for HPC (FATE#321705)
     - OpenBLAS Library: Optimized BLAS Library (FATE#321708)
     - NumPy Python Library (FATE#321709)
     - HDF5 HPC Library: Model, Library, File Format for Storing and Managing
       Data (FATE#321710)
     - pdsh: Parallel Remote Shell Program (FATE#321714)
     - ScaLAPACK HPC Library: LAPACK Routines (FATE#321715)
     - FFTW HPC Library: Discrete Fourier Transforms (FATE#321716)
     - PETSc HPC Library: Solver for Partial Differential Equations
     - NetCDF HPC Library: Implementation of Self-Describing Data Formats
     - PAPI HPC Library: Consistent Interface for Hardware Performance
       Counters (FATE#321720)
     - mrsh/mrlogin: Remote Login Using munge Authentication (FATE#321722)
     - ConMan: The Console Manager (FATE#321724)
     - PowerMan: Centralized Power Control for Clusters (FATE#321725)
   - Changed entries:
     - Ganglia: System Monitoring (FATE#323979) [Replace "12" by "15" in URL,
       typographic/tagging fixes]
     - Genders: Static Cluster Configuration Database (FATE#324149) [Made
       note consistent with other notes, tagging fixes]
     - System Roles for SUSE Linux Enterprise for High Performance Computing
       (FATE#323494) [Updated and expanded description of system roles]
   - Removed entries:
     - Slurm has been updated to version 17.02.9 (FATE#324026), ConMan has
       been updated to version 0.2.8 (FATE#324168), pdsh has been updated to
       version 2.33 (FATE#324169), Support for Intel Knights Mill CPUs in
       cpuid (FATE#324170), Lmod has been updated to version 7.6
       (FATE#324199), Support for Genders in pdsh (FATE#325288), pdsh
       host-list Plug-ins with Conflicting Options Packaged Separately
       (FATE#325289) [These update-related notes were only relevant in HPC
       module for SLES 12 and should not have been mentioned in the SLES 15

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-2018-1489=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2018-1489=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 (noarch):



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