Cray Linux Environment (CLE) Software Release Overview

S-2425-42 - Apr 2013

Provides an overview of the Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.2 software release, including software enhancements, differences from previous CLE releases, 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 CLE 4.2 Release
    1.2  Supported System Configurations
    1.3  Description of the CLE 4.2 Release Software
    1.4  CLE 4.2 Support Policy
Software Enhancements
    2.1  Software Enhancements in CLE 4.2
    2.1.1  Dynamic Service Database (SDB)
    2.1.2  Lustre File System Exporting with NFSv3
Compatibilities and Differences
    3.1  Binary Compatibility
    3.2  Changed Functionality
    3.2.1  Lustre 2.3 Availability
    3.2.2  DVS Block Size Changed
    3.2.3  Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
    3.3  Installation and Configuration Functionality Changes for System Administrators
    3.3.1  Supported Upgrade Path
    3.3.2  System Management Workstation (SMW) Upgrade Requirements
    3.3.3  Installation Time Required
    4.1  Accessing Product Documentation
    4.2  Cray-developed Books Provided with This Release
    4.2.1  Additional Cray-developed Release Documents
    4.3  Changes to Man Pages
    4.3.1  New Cray Man Pages
    4.3.2  Changed Cray Man Pages in CLE 4.2
    4.4  Other Related Documents Available
    4.5  Additional Documentation Resources
Release Contents
    5.1  Hardware Requirements
    5.2  Software Requirements
    5.2.1  Release Level Requirements for Other Cray Software Products
    5.2.2  Third-party Software Requirements
    5.3  Supported Upgrade Path
    5.4  Contents of the Release Package
    5.4.1  CLE 4.2 Software Components
    5.5  Licensing

Software Releases this book supports

Product Version Sub Product Release Date
Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.2 Apr 2013
Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.2.UP01 Jul 2013
Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.2.UP02 Oct 2013

Other versions of this book

Publication Number Release Date Supported Software Releases
S-2425-52xx Apr 2014 Knowledge Base 1.0
S-2425-52 Mar 2014 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.2.UP00, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.2.UP03, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.2.UP02, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.2.UP04, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.2.UP01
S-2425-51 Sep 2013 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.1.UP00, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.1.UP01
S-2425-5002 Mar 2013 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.0.UP02, Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 5.0.UP03
S-2425-4101 Dec 2012 Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 4.1.UP01
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-2425-13 Nov 2005 Cray XT3 Programming Environment 1.3, System Management Workstation (SMW) 1.3, UNICOS/lc 1.3
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