[GE users] Mac OS X inst_sge -x does not install init script

Andy Moran andy at wildbrain.com
Thu Oct 28 18:59:26 BST 2004


We've also had problems getting another startup script to start when we
wanted to and had to put in sleep statements as well.  This makes sense.

Thanks for the information, Chris.

--Andy



Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Andy,
> 
> There are still unresolved issues with SGE startup on Mac OS X -- this 
> should be covered in the sge-users mailing list archives.
> 
> For some reason even when we have a good SystemStarter "SGE" plist file 
> for Apple cluster systems we still only see SGE start up properly about 
> 50% of the time. We resort to all sorts of fallback cron jobs and other 
> things to keep things operating.
> 
> The key seems to be trying to start SGE at the last possible moment and 
> after all of the other SystemStarter items. When we recently put in a 
> short delay/sleep value into our starter script we started to see more 
> consistant behavior.
> 
> Anyway the SGE 6.0u1 code will leave behind 2 scripts that you can use 
> to start SGE manually or as part of some sort of homeberew SystemStarter 
>   process -- look for the scripts "sgemaster" and "sgeexecd" in your 
> $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/common/ directory. Those are the official start/stop 
> scripts -- for other unix'ish systems those are the actual init files as 
> well.
> 
> -Chris
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Andy Moran wrote:
> 
> 
>>inst_sge doesn't seem to have a -rccreate flag.   When I try to use it,
>>I get the usage statement instead (which doesn't include a -rccreate)
>>followed by the message:
>>
>>The option -rccreate is not valid!
>>
>>This is with SGE 6.0u1.
>>
>>--Andy
>>
>>
>>
>>Marco Donauer wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Andy,
>>>
>>>this is a new issue!
>>>Appears it only on OS X?
>>>
>>>There is a option which can be used with the inst_sge script.
>>>It's called -rccreate.
>>>With inst_sge -rccreate you can generate the startup script from your
>>>existing configuration.
>>>The old startup scripts will be saved. In your case I would do a backup
>>>of the startup script.
>>>
>>>Could you try this option, please?
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>>
>>>Marco
>>>
>>>Andy Moran wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>When I install SGE 6.0u1 on our OS X execution hosts, it asks if I want
>>>>to install the init script.. I say yes.. then I get errors.    I have
>>>>captured the output below.
>>>>
>>>>We are able to create the init scripts by hand, but it's a pain.  Is
>>>>this a known issue?
>>>>
>>>>--Andy
>>>>
>>>>-----------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>>execd startup script
>>>>--------------------
>>>>
>>>>We can install the startup script that will
>>>>start execd at machine boot (y/n) [y] >>
>>>>
>>>>cat: SGE: No such file or directory
>>>>cp: SGE: No such file or directory
>>>>Adding application startup to SGE
>>>>
>>>>Hit <RETURN> to continue >>
>>>>
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