[GE users] Installing with BerkeleyDB spooling server

John Leidel john.leidel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 13:01:25 BST 2007


This sounds logically, but what *actually* happens at the step that the
qmaster install prompts the user to run `inst_sge -db` to install the
database?? [which occurs previous to this step]

cheers
john 

On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 09:30 +0200, Joachim Gabler wrote:
> Hi John,
> John Leidel wrote:
> > When attempting to install SGE 6.0u10 on i386 Suse10.1, I can an error
> > when trying to install the qmaster.  
> >
> > - i've installed the berkeleydb 
> > - configured as spooling server
> > - started bdb
> > - made sure the firewall is configured to allow access
> > - made sure the user has permissions on the files
> > - attempt to run `install_qmaster`
> >
> > the following error occurs : 
> >
> > Berkeley Database spooling parameters
> > -------------------------------------
> >
> > Please enter the name of your Berkeley DB Spooling Server! >> *ENTERED
> > HOSTNAME*
> > Please enter the Database Directory now!
> >
> > Default: [/opt/sge/default/spooldb] >> <ENTER>
> > Dumping bootstrapping information
> > Initializing spooling database
> > error: couldn't open berkeley database "sge": (17) File exists
> >   
> Spoolinit tries to create the "sge" database, and expects, that it does 
> not yet exist.
> In your case there already is a "sge" database - probably from an 
> earlier attempt to install qmaster.
> 
> Please shutdown the bdb server (on the bdb server host, 
> $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/common/sgebdb stop),
> delete the files in the database directory, restart the bdb server, and 
> restart the qmaster installation.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
>    Joachim
> > error: maintenance function of rule "default rule" in context
> > "berkeleydb spooling" failed
> > error: couldn't close database environment: HOSTNAME: (22) Invalid
> > argument
> > error: shutdown of rule "default rule" in context "berkeleydb spooling"
> > failed
> >
> > Command failed: ./utilbin/lx24-x86/spoolinit berkeleydb libspoolb
> > HOSTNAME:spooldb init
> >
> > Probably a permission problem. Please check file access permissions.
> > Check read/write permission. Check if SGE daemons are running.
> >
> > any and all help would be greatly appreciated
> >
> > --john 
> >
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