[GE users] Mixed patch levels / AIX 5
andy.schwierskott at sun.com
Fri May 7 16:22:40 BST 2004
> Hallo Andy,
> On Friday 07 May 2004 14:49, you wrote:
> > Matthias,
> > > two short questions (don't found an answer in the mailing archive):
> > > - are there known problems running SGEEE 5.3p6 in the cluster
> > > and leave the binaries for the AIX 4.2 nodes as 5.3p2 version
> > > (to avoid recompiling) ? The AIX 4.2 machines are only for
> > > non-interactive compute jobs and will be updated in future.
> > > - for AIX 4.3 und AIX 5.x we use the same binaries. Is it necessary
> > > to do any trick, e.g. make an symbolic link aix51 -> aix43 in
> > > $SGE_ROOT/bin ?
> > You shouldn't mix patch levels. Since the most recent binaries are built on
> > the same machine as the 5.3p2 binaries you should have no problems in using
> > the AIX binaries which we provide.
> you provide AIX 4.2 binaries ??
Sorry, I've overseen the "2". . Just 4.3 is supported.
> The AIX 4.2 binaries we have in use I compiled myself, and there was some
> trouble doing this (e.g. qtcsh doesn't compile). So I hoped to avoid dealing
> with this once more.
Yes I know.
> Because the mentioned machines are no login and/or interactive machines,
> I assume, only changes in daemons between p2 and p6 could make problems ?
If the mentioned machines run no interactive jobs and no tightly integrated
parallel jobs there is a chance that it works - I suggest to try it out in a
little testbed (qmaster with 5.3p6 and an execd on AIX 4.2). I can't give a
> > Also compiling yourself the binaries for all architectures should cause no
> > new or unexpected problems.
> See above :-(
> > Andy
> Greetings, and have a nice weekend,
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