[GE users] More startup oddness

Michal Bachorik Michal.Bachorik at Sun.COM
Mon Sep 1 16:09:13 BST 2008

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Hi James,

I think that "linux6" should not be in the alias for but for 
real IP. Try to change your /etc/hosts to: localhost linux6

Of course, change to real ip of your nic.


James Gibbon wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm getting an unusual error on starting the grid engine service
> on the qmaster:
>  root at linux6:~# /etc/init.d/sgemaster start
>  sge_qmaster didn't start!
>  This is not a qmaster host!
>  Please, check your act_qmaster file!
> .. so to get a bit more information, 
>  root at linux6:/home/pipelines/SunGE#  export SGE_ND=1
>  root at linux6:/home/pipelines/SunGE# ./bin/lx24-amd64/sge_qmaster 
>  Reading in complex attributes.
>  Reading in execution hosts.
>  Reading in administrative hosts.
>  Reading in submit hosts.
>  Reading in host group entries:
>          Host group entries for group "@allhosts".
>  Reading in usersets:
>          Userset "defaultdepartment".
>          Userset "deadlineusers".
>  Reading in queues:
>          Queue "all.q".
>  error: cannot recreate queue all.q from disk because of unknown host linux6
>  read job database with 0 entries in 0 seconds
>  Reading in users:
>          User "dan".
>  qmaster hard descriptor limit is set to 8192
>  qmaster soft descriptor limit is set to 8192
>  qmaster will use max. 8172 file descriptors for communication
>  qmaster will accept max. 99 dynamic event clients
>  starting up 6.0u8
>  error: commlib error: local host name error (remote destination host name "linux6" is not equal to local resolved host name "localhost")
>  error: can't create job sequence number file "jobseqnum": Permission denied - delaying until next job
> .. it hangs at this point. The host is known as 'linux6', and this is
> what's returned by the 'hostname' command. The act_qmaster file contains
> simply 'linux6'.
> Why is the startup resolving the hostname as 'localhost'?
> First line of /etc/hosts is:
> localhost linux6
> .. any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> James

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