SUSE-RU-2021:0036-1: important: 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-2021:0036-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1123633 #1173308 #1180158 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15-SP2
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP2

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


   This update for release-notes-sle_hpc fixes the following issues:

   - 15.2.20201217 (tracked in bsc#1180158)
   - Update displayed product name to "SUSE Linux Enterprise High-Performance
   - Many corrections, clarity, wording, and markup improvements
   - Added notes:
     - Contents of the HPC module
     - Contents of the NVIDIA Compute module
     - The Python 2 module needs to be installed (bsc#1173308, bsc#1123633)
     - Added tools/libraries:
       - Boost
     - Updated tools/libraries:
       - Lmod
       - HPC flavor of Boost
       - HPC flavor of pnetcdf
       - netcdf-cxx4
       - ScaLAPACK
       - IMB (Intel MPI Benchmarks)
       - netcdf
       - Trilinos
       - PETSc
       - Slurm, including subnotes on configuration changes, slurm-webdoc,
         and PMIx support
       - MUNGE
       - ConMan
       - SciPy
       - clustduct
       - ganglia-web
       - SCOTCH
     - Removed tool:
       - ohpc
     - Usage notes:
       - ADIOS
       - Boost
       - HYPRE
       - MPI library implementations
       - mpiP
       - MUMPS
       - pnetcdf
       - SCOTCH
       - Slurm update workflow
       - SuperLU
       - Trilinos
   - Removed notes:
     - Description of ohpc, as ohpc is no longer shipped
   - Changed notes:
     - Updated system roles, the default root file system is now Btrfs
     - The update notes for libfabric, rdma-core, and openmpi3 have been
       moved to the AWS section
     - The update notes for hwloc have been expanded
     - The update notes for memkind have been expanded
     - The update notes for genders have been expanded
     - Updated and expanded GCC note
     - Updated list of available MPI implementations
     - Updated list of master packages of HPC libraries for different MPI
     - Ganglia web interface no longer needs the Web and Scripting module
     - The description of MUNGE has been expanded

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-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-SP2-2021-36=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-2021-36=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15-SP2 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP2 (noarch):



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