[GE users] Getgrgid on OSX

Rayson Ho raysonho at eseenet.com
Fri Apr 2 17:17:54 BST 2004

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What does "id" show?

You need to use the "niutil" on OSX to add the information to the NetInfo

Let me know if you want more info about niutil.


>I am running GridEngine 5.3 and trying to qsub from Mac OSX 10.3.3.  I
>get an:
>error: getgrgid(8227) failed: Interrupted system call
>failed to getgrgid(8227): Interrupted system call
>Error when I try to qsub.  From an old message, Andy Schwierskott (with
>respect to Solaris)
>The primary group id on a host executing a SGE command needs to be
>resolvable. This is not the case in your environment.
>You need to check your /etc/group and /etc/nsswitch.* files.
>You might discover that "id" for users who have this problem only
>the group id, not the group name.
>However, NetInfo manager handles all of this in OSX.  How can I qsub
>from OSX?
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