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Status Delivered
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Components Other
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 17, 2022

LSF Support for M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro

We would like IBM to support LSF on M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro for the ARMV8/aarch64 platform.

Needed By Quarter
  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    Sep 19, 2023

    Subject to hardware availability, we expect to deliver a MacOS13 port for the compute node only (ie non-master candidate) in the 2nd half of October.

  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2023

    We require support on MacOS version 12 and MacOS version 13.


  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    Aug 8, 2023

    Please confirm the macos/darwin version required

  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    May 9, 2022

    At present there is no committed plan to support these systems.
    It will be revisited when there is a market demand.
    Alternatively, a custom port may be arranged via lab services.