Attention:SCore 5.2 dose not have binary compatibility of SCore 5.0.1 or before.
If you want to execute old SCore programs, please recompile them.

New features in SCore 5.2

  1. Checkpoint facility is also available under the single user mode

  2. IA64 is supported

  3. RedHat 7.3 is supported

  4. The compiler description format is changed

  5. MPICH 1.2.4 is supported

  6. OpenPBS is supported

  7. SCore libraries for Intel, PGI, and Fujitsu comiplers are included

  8. The -l option of the sc_qsub command is available.

  9. EIT supports the e1000, bcm5700, and hamachi drivers. Those are Gigabit Ethernet.

Bug Fixes

  1. The previous EIT bug is fixed.

  2. The officialname command was not installed on compute host.


  1. IA64 porting

    We have not tested the following features in an IA64 cluster:
    1. Checkpoint

    2. Omni OpenMP

    3. PBS

  2. The PM/Ethernet network trunking feature has been only tested on up to three Intel EEPRO100 NICs and up to two Syskonnect SK9843 NICs, Intel PRO1000/XT NICs and Broadcom BCM5701 baseed NICs. We already found that the feature does not work using some different NIC cards, e.g., the combination of tulip and 3C05B NICs.

  3. PVM is not fully tested.

  4. PVM does not work in an SMP cluster.

Known Bugs

  1. EIT
    1. The modification of the display name in the network configuration window is not effective.

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