Cray XT3 Systems Software Release Overview

S-2425-13 - Nov 2005

Provides an overview of the Cray XT3 UNICOS/lc, SMW, and Programming Environment releases, including documentation, contents of the release package, and software services provided with the release.


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Table of contents

    1.1  Emphasis for the Cray XT3 Systems Software Releases
    1.2  Supported Upgrade Path
    1.3  Support Policy
    1.4  Reader Comments
Software Enhancements
    2.1  Operating System
    2.2  Programming Environment
    2.3  Input/Output System
    2.4  CRMS
    2.5  Optional Products
    2.6  Added Commands
    2.7  Enhanced Commands and Functions
    2.8  Fixed Cray XT3 1.2 Limitations
    2.8.1  Do Not Use kill -KILL Command to Terminate Job
    2.8.2  Short Incoming Messages May Cause Node to Crash
    2.8.3  Signal Handling Problems
    2.8.4  Deadlock Routing Problem
    2.8.5  JTAG Operation Failures May Cause 2.6 GHz Opteron Processors to Hang
    2.8.6  Power Up of Large Numbers of Cabinets Causes L0 Heartbeat Failures
    2.8.7  truncate and ftruncate System Calls Do Not Work When Called by a Compute Node Program
    2.8.8  umask (2) Fails to Change Mask Bits Correctly for Files
    2.9  Fixed Critical and Urgent SPRs
    2.10  Fixed SUSE LINUX Security-related SPRs
Compatibilities and Differences
    3.1  Users Must Recompile Applications
    3.2  Modulefile, PrgEnv , Replaced with Modulefiles PrgEnv-pgi , PrgEnv-gnu , and Base-opts
    3.3  Restrictions on Large Data Objects When Using PGI Compilers
    3.4  PGI -Mipa Option May Cause Node to Hang
    3.5  Maximum Number of Open Files Using yod I/O is Limited
    3.6  Additional System Management Compatibility Issues and Differences
    3.6.1  Upgrade Note about RPMs
    3.6.2  Network Protocol Incompatibility
    3.6.3  xtnetwatch Command Supersedes xtlcbsnap Command
    3.6.4  Default Operating Voltage of Mezzanine Has Changed
    4.1  CrayDoc Documentation Delivery System
    4.2  Accessing Product Documentation
    4.3  Books Provided with This Release
    4.4  Man Pages Provided with This Release
    4.5  Additional Documentation Resources
    4.6  TotalView Documentation from Etnus, LLC
    4.7  Cray Glossary
Release Package
    5.1  Hardware and Software Requirements
    5.2  Optional Products Supported
    5.3  TotalView from Etnus, LLC
    5.4  Contents of the Release Package
    5.5  Licensing
    5.6  Ordering Software
Customer Services
    6.1  Technical Assistance with Software Problems
    6.2  CRInform System
    6.3  Training
    6.4  Cray Service Bulletin (CRSB)
    6.5  Cray Public Website
List of Tables

Software Releases this book supports

Product Version Sub Product Release Date
Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.3 Nov 2005
System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.3 Nov 2005
UNICOS/lc 1.3 Nov 2005

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S-2425-5002 Mar 2013 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.0.UP02, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.0.UP03
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S-2425-40 Jun 2011 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.0.UP02, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.0.UP01, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.0, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.0.UP03
S-2425-31 Jun 2010 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 3.1, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 3.1.UP02, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 3.1.UP03
S-2425-30 Mar 2010 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 3.0
S-2425-22 Jul 2009 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 2.2
S-2425-21 Nov 2008 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 2.1
S-2425-20 Oct 2007 Cray XT Programming Environment 2.0, System Management Workstation (SMW) 3.0.1, UNICOS/lc 2.0
S-2425-15 Nov 2006 Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.5, System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.5, UNICOS/lc 1.5
S-2425-14 May 2006 Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.4, System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.4, UNICOS/lc 1.4
S-2425-12 Aug 2005 Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.2, System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.2, UNICOS/lc 1.2
S-2425-11 Jun 2005 Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.1, System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.1, UNICOS/lc 1.1