[GE users] sge on Mac 10.5 non-server OS

Jonathan Hunt jjh at 42quarks.com
Tue Sep 30 15:58:12 BST 2008


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Hi Brett,

How are you starting your server process? With Launchd scripts?

Look for logs in the master spool directory
i.e if you use defaults
$SGEROOT/default/spool/qmaster/messages

Or I believe if there is issues writing to this file it will write in
/tmp/ somewhere.

Cheers,
Jonny

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:45 AM, Brett W Grant
<Brett_W_Grant at raytheon.com> wrote:
>
> In looking this over this weekend, I realized that I made an error.  The
> clients are working just fine, it is the Server that is not.  I thought that
> I had it all figured out.  It was working on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, but
> when I came in today, the entire grid was not working.  The act_master file
> had changed.  I am not really sure of what has happened.  I need to look at
> it some more.
>
> So far, I can not find any error messages in any logs.  Do you have a
> suggestion on where to look?
>
> Thanks,
> Brett Grant
>
>
>
> "Jonathan Hunt" <jjh at 42quarks.com>
>
> 09/26/2008 05:53 PM
>
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> Re: [GE users] sge on Mac 10.5 non-server OS
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>
>
> Hi Brett,
>
> Launchd should work on non-server OSes (I haven't tried SGE
> specifically, but I use launchd to run Ganglia).
>
> What is the error message you are getting when using launchd? In
> /var/log/system.log or elsewhere?
>
> Jonny
>
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 4:19 AM, Brett W Grant
> <Brett_W_Grant at raytheon.com> wrote:
>>
>> I have a cluster of servers running Mac 10.4.9 using sge 6.1.  These work
>> great.  I am trying to add a couple of desktop machines to this cluster.
>>  One of them has 10.5.4 Server, the other just 10.5.4.  I am having other
>> issues with the tiger desktops, but I will deal with those in another post
>> if I can't figure them out.  The hints on using the launchd from the
>> bioteam
>> worked great for the server o.s. but they don't on the non-server o.s.
>>  When
>> I tried to use the lauchd scripts, I simply got a message that the service
>> could not start.  When I use the old SGE_ROOT/default/common/sgeexecd
>> command, it starts up and runs a variable amount of time before I start
>> getting the password errors.
>>
>> I was wondering if one of the reasons that it may not be working is that I
>> am running 6.1?  Most of the comments seem to indicate people were using
>> at
>> least 6.1u3.
>>
>> I'll be honest in saying that I have no clue about launchd/launchctl and
>> am
>> unsure of how to even debug it.  This is a G5 powerpc processor.
>>
>> Thanks for any insight,
>> Brett Grant
>>
>
>
>
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