[GE users] Re: SGE startup oddness

James Gibbon james.gibbon at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed Jan 9 15:12:02 GMT 2008

On Wed, 9 Jan 2008 15:45:45 +0100 
"Olesen, Mark" <Mark.Olesen at emcontechnologies.com> wrote:

> > It's been pretty painless so far, but all of a sudden I can't get the
> > sgemaster service to start, on the queue master:
> > 
> > root at linux6:/etc/init.d# ./sgemaster
> >    starting sge_qmaster
> > 
> > sge_qmaster didn't start!
> > Please check the messages file
> I've seen something like this with an older version. Some of the files
> written in the jobs/ and job_scripts/ dirs were apparently corrupt. When the
> qmaster restarted and tried to re-establish these jobs it would fail.
> Removing the files and thus releasing these running jobs from the GridEngine
> control helped get things going again.
> Something like this may (or may not) help you.

Thanks Mark, but it looks like that's not the issue - all of the jobs / job_scripts
directories are empty.


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