[GE users] xterm path related weirdness with 6.1u2

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Sun Feb 1 20:18:02 GMT 2009


Am 01.02.2009 um 19:47 schrieb craffi:

> Hi folks,
>
> 2 strange things with 6.1u2:
>
> According to the manpage for sge_conf I should be able to define the
> path to xterm at the exec host level:
>
>>   xterm
>>       xterm is the absolute pathname to the X Window System terminal
>> emulator, xterm(1).
>>
>>       Each ge_execd(8) may use a private mail agent. Changing xterm
>> will take immediate effect.
>>
>>       The default for xterm is /usr/bin/X11/xterm.
>>
>>       The global configuration entry for this value may be
>> overwritten by the execution host local configu-
>>       ration.
>>
>
> But when I actually try adding "xterm   /usr/bin/xterm" via the
> command "qconf -me <hostname>" I get this error:

Hiho,

you will need `qconf -mconf <hostname>`.

If all systems are equal, you could also delete these local  
configurations, so that the global one takes over `qconf -dconf  
<hostname>`.

-- Reuti


>> error: unknown attribute name "xterm"
>> error: error reading file: "/tmp/19531-llYYDD"
>
>
>
> This is important to me because even though I have the xterm path
> correct in the global config:
>
>> $ qconf -sconf | grep xterm
>> xterm                        /usr/bin/xterm
>>
>
>
> I still see the bad "/usr/bin/X11/xterm" path listed in the sge
> qmaster logs when my "qsh" takes down an entire cluster queue due to
> being marked into state 'E':
>
>> 02/01/2009 13:36:24|worker|YYY|W|job 357856.1 failed on host XXXX
>> general before job because: 02/01/2009 13:36:23 [996:13943]: unable
>> to find xterm executable "/usr/bin/X11/xterm" for interactive job
>> 02/01/2009 13:36:24|worker|YYY|E|queue test.q marked QERROR as
>> result of job 357856's failure at host XXXX
>
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Regards,
> Chris
>
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