Engineering and Scientific Subroutine Library (ESSL)

xCAT software kits for ESSL for Linux is available on: [1]

  • ESSL and newer


  • ESSL has a dependency on the XLC/XLF compilers

    When adding the ESSL kit component to the osimage, ensure that the compiler kit component is already added to the osimage, or, use the -a | --adddeps option on addkitcomp to automatically assign the kit dependencies to the osimage.

    To add the essl-computenode kit component to osimage rhels7.2-ppc64le-install-compute:

    addkitcomp -a -i rhels7.2-ppc64le-install-compute \


[1]If using an older release, refer to IBM HPC Stack in an xCAT Cluster