[GE users] qmake/qrsh "root" in environment

Marcel Birthelmer marcel at carrietech.com
Sat Mar 5 01:35:47 GMT 2005


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Ron Chen wrote:
> --- Marcel Birthelmer <marcel at carrietech.com> wrote:
> 
>>>And is your $SGE_ROOT on an NFS partition?
>>
>>Yes.
> 
> 
> Can be a problem if it is nosuid:
> 
> "NOTE: the $SGE_ROOT directory also needs to be
> NFS-mounted with the "setuid" option. If it is mounted
> with "nosuid" from your submit client, then qrsh (and
> associated commands) will not work."
> 
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/howto/commonproblems.html#interactive
> 
> there are ways around it:
> 
> 1) mount NFS with setuid (but can be a security hole).
It's a very small network, I think that'd be ok.

> 
> 2) put rsh/rlogin in the local file system, and use
> symlinks to point from NFS to the local ones.
> 
> 3) use SSH:
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/howto/qrsh_ssh.html
Does qmake simply wrap qrsh (i.e. does that take care of both apps)?
> 
> 
>  -Ron

- Marcel

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