[GE users] Mac OS X: unable to run job error

Chris Dagdigian dag at sonsorol.org
Thu Jun 1 14:57:03 BST 2006


My reply also did not make it to the list.

Off-list Ed communicated to me that he has found an existing SGE  
system to access and since his main interest is DRMAA investigations  
he does not need to move forward with his local setup.

-Chris

On Jun 1, 2006, at 9:53 AM, Rayson Ho wrote:

> (resending... don't know why it didn't get to the list :(  )
>
> You can also run install_execd on the master machine so that you can
> at least run something via SGE with a 1-node cluster.
>
> For hostname resolution, what do you see when you run "qhost"??
>
> Also, search in the "users" list mail archive for the usage of
> "gethostname" & "gethostbyname". Those utils are in
> $SGE_ROOT/utilbin/<arch>/ , and they use the same code to resolve for
> the hostname/IP.
>
> Rayson
>
>
> On 5/30/06, Ed Baskerville <lists at edbaskerville.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm trying to set up a test grid using two machines running Mac OS X:
>> a G5, which will act as both master and execution host, and a
>> PowerBook, which will just be an execution host.
>>
>> I went through the interactive install process: set up the qmaster
>> successfully, then set up two execution hosts. Everything looked good
>> until the very end of the execution host setup process, when I got a
>> message like this on the two machines:
>>
>> unable to resolve host 'astor'
>>
>> followed by a message that setup was successfully completed.
>>
>> I hoped for the best, but when I submitted a job I got this message:
>>
>> astor:/usr/local/gridengine/examples/jobs ebaskerv$ qsub simple.sh
>> Unable to run job: warning: ebaskerv your job is not allowed to run
>> in any queue
>> Your job 5 ("simple.sh") has been submitted.
>> Exiting.
>>
>> My pending jobs queue looks really nice now:
>>
>> astor:/usr/local/gridengine/examples/jobs ebaskerv$ qstat -f
>> ##################################################################### 
>> ###
>> ####
>> - PENDING JOBS - PENDING JOBS - PENDING JOBS - PENDING JOBS - PENDING
>> JOBS
>> ##################################################################### 
>> ###
>> ####
>>       1 0.55500 simple.sh  ebaskerv     qw    05/30/2006  
>> 02:02:10     1
>>       2 0.55500 simple.sh  ebaskerv     qw    05/30/2006  
>> 02:02:31     1
>>       3 0.55500 simple.sh  ebaskerv     qw    05/30/2006  
>> 02:02:56     1
>>       4 0.55500 simple.sh  ebaskerv     qw    05/30/2006  
>> 02:04:33     1
>>       5 0.55500 simple.sh  ebaskerv     qw    05/30/2006  
>> 12:11:17     1
>>
>> I strongly suspect this has to do with the fact that I don't have a
>> real DNS setup--I was hoping I could use .local Zeroconf/Bonjour (nee
>> Rendezvous) hostnames to identify the machines. I did have to do one
>> DNS hack during execution host setup: to get my PowerBook to be
>> recognized properly by the master, I had to add a mapping to /etc/
>> hosts from its IP address to its Zeroconf name darwin.local.
>>
>> All the nitty gritty details of my installation are here in several
>> blog entries, in case that helps:
>>
>> http://code.edbaskerville.com/
>>
>> Any help would be much appreciated! I'm coming from the world of
>> Xgrid, where things are less powerful, but also much less  
>> complicated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ed
>>
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