[GE users] "cannot execute binary file"

Jeroen M. Kleijer jeroen.m.kleijer at philips.com
Thu Dec 15 12:12:07 GMT 2005

1) is the file an actual binary you can run? (i.e. does it run on the host 
you run the qrsh command from?)
2) does it exist on the machine you want run it on?  (or is it available 
through NFS?)
3) in which path does it reside and if it's not in the default path 
(/usr/bin:/bin whatever) try to provide a full path to the binary (like 

Let me know if that works out.....

Met vriendelijke groeten / Kind regards

Jeroen Kleijer
Unix Systeembeheer
Philips Applied Technologies

Paul Smith <pas50 at cam.ac.uk> 
2005-12-15 12:51 PM
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Re: [GE users] "cannot execute binary file"

Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Use the "-b y" switch to directly run binaries in SGE 6.

As far as I understood that should be the default for qrsh.
Either wat it  doesn't seem to help.

-bash-2.05b$ qrsh -verbose -b y a.out
waiting for interactive job to be scheduled ...
Your interactive job 10192 has been successfully scheduled.
Establishing /gridware/sge/utilbin/lx26-amd64/rsh session to host 
maxwell-a26-mpi ...
a.out: a.out: cannot execute binary file
/gridware/sge/utilbin/lx26-amd64/rsh exited with exit code 0
reading exit code from shepherd ... 126

Paul Smith, System Manager, HPCF, http://www.hpcf.cam.ac.uk/
pas50 at cam.ac.uk, 01223 763517, Computing Service,
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