Iceberg reaches end-of-life on 30th November 2020. If you are running jobs on Iceberg then you need to take urgent action to ensure that your jobs/scripts will run on ShARC or Bessemer. If you have never used ShARC or Bessemer then now is the time to test your scripts. Not all software on Iceberg is available on ShARC/Bessemer.
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After connecting to iceberg (see Establishing a SSH connection), start an interactive session with the
The latest version of povray (currently 3.7) is made available with the command
module load apps/gcc/5.2/povray
Alternatively, you can load a specific version with
module load apps/gcc/5.2/povray/3.7
This command makes the povray binary available to your session. It also loads version 5.2 of the gcc compiler environment since gcc 5.2 was used to compile povray 3.7.
You can now run povray. For example, to confirm the version loaded
and to get help
Once you have made povray available to the system using the module command above, you can read the man pages by typing
povray 3.7.0 was installed using gcc 5.2 using the following script
The test suite was executed
All tests passed.