[GE users] Backup permission problem

Heywood, Todd heywood at cshl.edu
Tue May 29 17:20:07 BST 2007


Hi,

Root owns /opt/n1ge6. I followed the 6.0u8 installation instructions.

I tried setting umask to 000 and it didn't work... I'll try the workaround.
Thanks.

Todd


On 5/29/07 10:47 AM, "Andy Schwierskott" <andy.schwierskott at sun.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> who owns /opt/n1ge6?
> 
> The script tries to create as SGE admin user the directory. If it's
> owned by user root (or someone else) the mkdir fails.
> 
> The code is certainly in <sge_root>/util/install_modules/inst_common.sh and
> says:
> 
>     ExecuteAsAdmin $MKDIR $backup_dir
> 
> Workaround: make /opt/n1ge6 temporarily writable for the admin user.
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> On Tue, 29 May 2007, Heywood, Todd wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm trying to backup the current SGE installation prior to upgrading, and
>> run into the following problem:
>> 
>> mkdir: cannot create directory `/opt/n1ge6/backup': Permission denied
>> 
>> Command failed: mkdir -p /opt/n1ge6/backup
>> 
>> Probably a permission problem. Please check file access permissions.
>> Check read/write permission. Check if SGE daemons are running.
>> 
>> 
>> I tried this as both root and sgeadmin... same result.
>> 
>> There is n o problem outside of "inst_sge -bup":
>> 
>> [root at bhmnode2 n1ge6]# mkdir -p /opt/n1ge6/backup
>> [root at bhmnode2 n1ge6]# cd backup
>> [root at bhmnode2 backup]# pwd
>> /opt/n1ge6/backup
>> [root at bhmnode2 backup]#
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Todd
>> 
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