The 6.2 Release of the Overlord Balancer and Overlord Overseer began shipping in early 2005. All customers should update to release 7.1, which became avaliable in October, 2009, at their convenience.
We will add, here, any important additional release notes or files, if they become necessary. As of this moment, there are no changes to what is on the 6.2 Release CD.
Be sure to read the Release Notes (on the CD), and contact us if you have any questions.
Known Problems and Workarounds
The following problems have been corrected in version 7.1; here are workarounds if you're still running version 6.2
- Ineffective rules in eBALPROG/eAPBPROG
It is possible for some fully-qualified program name rules in
eAPBPROGto be silently ignored, even though they are perfectly valid.
The workaround is to use partially-qualified program name rules (e.g.
- Some "short" CPU masks misinterpreted
"Short" CPU masks which ended with a "1" bit were not properly extended when read from the configuration files. As a result of this, a short mask like
110110worked correctly (meaning
1101100000000000), but a short mask like
110111worked incorrectly (meaning
Workaround: use long (16-bit) CPU masks, or be sure your short CPU masks end with a zero.