version history

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Version History

#### Rocks 6.1.1 * Released: April 2014 * Base: rocks add host verifies hostname is not an appliance name * Base: fix reverse path filtering on centos 6.x * Base: rocks set host bootflag now is applied to the local grub kickstart configuration * Base: security fix in kickstart.cgi and setPexboot.cgi * Base: 411-alter-handler properly handle corrupted timestamp file * Base: creates rst files for roll commands * Base: fix for MTU not applied when using VLAN * Base: commands: fix report interface with IPMI interface * Base: do not propagate group with GID < 500 through 411 * Base: set host interface ip now accepts NULL * Base: sync host network now works with ssh on the frontend * Base: Login appliances are now managed * HPC: use the proper BTL with openmpi * ZFS: updated to 0.6.2 * Python: upgraded to 2.7.6 and 3.3.4 * Ganglia: updated to ganglia 3.6.0 #### Rocks 6.1 * Released: November 2012 * Two-factor authentication is supported using google authenticator * Internal ssh authentication is now host-based * A frontend can be installed using a single partition * ZFS on Linux roll now available. Based upon the ZFS on Linux rc11. Note * ZFS on linux is a "source" roll. * Support GPT partition tables for drives larger 2TB * Improved IPMI documentation * rocks create distro speed improved by removing redundant checksum calculation * Infiniband (Mellanox) configured in the HPC roll with subnet manager running on frontend * SGE roll updates to GE-2011p1 * Condor roll updated to 7.8.5 #### Rocks 5.5/6.0 * Released May 2012 * Same Code base for CentOS 5 and CentOS 6 Systems * KVM Roll (virtualization)for CentOS 6 64-bit Systems * Environment Modules * New support for Yum repositories * Selectable Public and Private Networks at Install * Support of BIOS-named Ethernet devices * Support of Frontends with One Physical Interface * Creation of Upstart Scripts for CentOS 6 * New Command: rocks report post * New Package: foundation-sqlite #### Rocks 5.4.3 * Released: August 2011 * Rocks secure attriburtes in the database * Changes to 411 infrastructure * Introduction of the categories and indicies for resolving host specific properties in the database. * New Command: rocks report post * Introduction of Perl and Python rolls #### Rocks 5.4 * Released: November 2010 * CentOS 5, update 5 * Redesign of the Avalanche Installer (written in C, stage2.img files are now in the peer-to-peer network, predictions, ability to group nodes during install) * Channel bonding and firewall settings controlled by the Rocks command line * Introduction of "Air Traffic Control" * "channeld" replaces "greceptor" * DNS resolution for multiple domains #### Rocks 5.3 * Released: December 2009 * CentOS 5, update 4 * Core software maintenance release #### Rocks 5.2 * Released: June 2009 * CentOS 5, update 3 * Initial release of Solaris support for client nodes and ability to assign attributes to nodes #### Rocks 5.1 * Released: November 2008 * CentOS 5, update 2 * Initial release of virtual clusters support #### Rocks 5.0 * Released: April 2008 * CentOS 5, update 1 * Initial release of Xen support, fully-programmable partitioning, and flashing BIOS on compute nodes using PXE #### Rocks 4.3 * Released: June 2007 * CentOS 4 update 5 * Initial release of Rocks command line and PXE-first boot order #### Rocks 4.2.1 * Released: September 2006 * Maintenance release to 4.2 * CentOS 4 update 4 #### Rocks 4.2 * Released: August, 2006 * based on CentOS 4.3 * kernel 2.6.x * SGE 6.0u8 * introduction of the Bio Roll and Restore Roll * Moved to graphical installer #### Rocks 4.1 * Released: September, 2005 * based on CentOS 4.2 * kernel 2.6.x * SGE 6.0u6 #### Rocks 4.0.0 * Released: June, 2005 * based on CentOS 4.0 #### Rocks 3.3.0 * Released: October, 2004 * Based on RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0 rebuilt by the Rocks team from freely-available source RPMS * kernel 2.4.x * SGE 5.3p6 #### Rocks 3.2.0 * Released: May, 2004 #### Rocks 3.1.0 * Released: December, 2003 #### Rocks 3.0.0 * Released: September, 2003 * "Rolls" are introduced #### Rocks 2.3.2 * Released: April, 2003 #### Rocks 2.3.1 * Released: February, 2003 #### Rocks 2.3 * Released: November, 2002 #### Rocks 2.2.1 * Released: March, 2002 #### Rocks 2.2 * Released: March, 2002 #### Rocks 2.1.2 * Released: December, 2001 #### Rocks 2.1.1 * Released: November, 2001 #### Rocks 2.1 * Released: April, 2001 #### Rocks 2.0.1 * Released: April, 2001 #### Rocks 2.0 * Released: February, 2001 * Kickstart files generated with 'sed' and 'cpp' * sed used for variable substitution * cpp used for module inclusion * RedHat 7.0 * Compute nodes downloaded packages with HTTP #### Rocks 1.0 * Released: November, 2000 * Kickstart files generated with 'sed' * eKV (ethernet Keyboard and Video) - monitor compute node installs over the ethernet * Frontend is built with a kickstart file on a floppy * The kickstart file was generated by a web form * RedHat 6.2 * Compute nodes downloaded packages via NFS
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