[GE users] UNSUPPORTED-lx26-GLIBC-2.8-amd64

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Sep 22 18:58:31 BST 2008


Am 22.09.2008 um 19:45 schrieb Sean Davis:

> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Sean Davis <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov>  
> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Sean Davis <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov>  
>> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Sean Davis  
>>> <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Reuti <reuti at staff.uni- 
>>>> marburg.de> wrote:
>>>>> Am 22.09.2008 um 18:27 schrieb Rayson Ho:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I believe the "arch" script has problems with parsing the kernel
>>>>>> and/or glibc version on your system. You can execute util/arch
>>>>>> directly from the shell prompt, and see if it is returning
>>>>>> "UNSUPPORTED". Then you can run the script with debug on:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> % sh -xv util/arch
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, let the list know what is causing the failure...
>>>>>
>>>>> Also: what is
>>>>>
>>>>> uname -m
>>>>>
>>>>> saying? - Reuti
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, Reuti and Rayson.
>>>>
>>>> Grass:~ # /import/cluster/sge/util/arch
>>>> UNSUPPORTED-lx26-GLIBC-2.8-amd64
>>>> Grass:~ # uname -m
>>>> x86_64
>>>>
>>>> I've not used debug output before, and there is a TON of it with  
>>>> arch,
>>>> so I'll try to sort out what is going on directly.
>>>
>>> So, it appears that the arch script does not believe that  
>>> glibc-2.8 is
>>> supported.  There is support for 2.[3-6]*.  Any reason not to  
>>> edit the
>>> arch script to include through 2.8?
>>
>> I got impatient and changed 2.[3-6]* to 2.[3-8]* which will end up
>> running the 2.4 binaries (I think) and things work just fine, it
>> seems.
>
> I spoke too soon.  Looks like jobs are submitted and might even run
> sometimes.  However, they are not cleared after completing.  I have a
> pretty simple cluster setup (basically all defaults for cluster and
> hosts), so I think it might be my expectation that glibc-2.8 would be
> supported by my current linux binaries.

For a final confirmation of a bug, can you please try the 6.2 release  
(to exclude problems due to the beta)?

-- Reuti


> Sean
>
>
>>> Here is the relevant section from arch script, it seems:
>>>
>>> ------------------------------------
>>>      # verify the GNU C lib version
>>>      # For an alternative means to determine GNU C lib version see
>>>      # http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/FAQ.html#s-4.9
>>>      case $lxmachine in
>>>      amd64)
>>>         libc=`/lib64/libc.so.6 2>/dev/null | head -1`
>>>         ;;
>>>      ia64)
>>>         libc=`/lib/libc.so.6.1 2>/dev/null | head -1`
>>>         ;;
>>>      *)
>>>         libc=`/lib/libc.so.6 2>/dev/null | head -1`
>>>         ;;
>>>      esac
>>>      libc=`echo $libc | sed -e 's/^.*version//'`
>>>      libc=`echo $libc | cut -d ' ' -f1`
>>>
>>>      case $libc in
>>>      2.2*)
>>>         unsupported="u"
>>>         ;;
>>>      2.[3-6]*)
>>>         ;;
>>>      *)
>>>         unsupported="UNSUPPORTED-"
>>>         lxrelease=${lxrelease}-GLIBC-${libc}
>>>      esac
>>> -------------------------------
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sean
>>>
>>>
>>>>>> On 9/22/08, Sean Davis <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I am trying to install execd (6.2b1) services on a new  
>>>>>>> machine.  The
>>>>>>> install_execd script complains:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> # ./install_execd
>>>>>>> Architecture UNSUPPORTED-lx26-GLIBC-2.8-amd64 not supported  
>>>>>>> by this
>>>>>>> procedure!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> # uname -a
>>>>>>> Linux Grass 2.6.25.16-0.1-default #1 SMP 2008-08-21 00:34:25  
>>>>>>> +0200
>>>>>>> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> Sean
>>>>>>>
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