These are the main features and caveats of Quattor 13.02:
It has been tested and is known to work on Scientific Linux 6.2 and newer, and 5.6 and newer.
It you are using any older version of Scientific Linux or any other Red Hat derivative, you must not upgrade:
And you must retain:
Software package management
spma package has been removed from the release. So has been
rpmt-py. Quattor 13.02 ships with the Yum-based SPMA.
Using Yum changes the way we’ll handle our packages. Please read the package management recommendations before deciding whether to upgrade. If you decide the new package manager is for you, follow the upgrade guide.
The Kickstart generator in Quattor 13.02 will only install systems
that use the new SPMA. If you choose not to upgrade yet, don’t
upgrade to the new
Packages are available at our Yum repository.
ncm-queryis now part of the release.
- The Grid-related components have been released. These don’t have (yet) the same QA process as the core components, but it’s useful for many users to have these components in a repository.