[GE users] Defunct sge_master

John Hearns john.hearns at clustervision.com
Mon Sep 20 11:41:48 BST 2004

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On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 11:24, Andy Schwierskott wrote:
> John
> > On a couple of systems running sge 6.0u1 I am seeing defunct
> > sge_master processes.
> I assume you are seeing <defunct> child processes of qmaster?
> > Anyone else seeing this?
> We heard about it recently - the only thing I currently can imagine is that
> mails sent by qmaster by the mailer are not wait()'ed for.
> What mail options do your users use? Can you reproduce this

Thankyou - thinking of the mailer is probably on the right track.

I can reproduce. Stop/start /etc/init.d/sgemaster
Start a long running job, then qdel it
The mail options in the submit scipt are -beas

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