[GE dev] Problem with Drmaa implementation

andreas andreas.haas at sun.com
Mon May 4 14:10:41 BST 2009

Hi Stas,

On Mon, 4 May 2009, snasibullin wrote:

> Hello, My name is Stas. I'm student from Russia. Sorry for my english.

don't worry about your english and greetings to Russia!

> I do integration UNICORE and Sun Grid Engine using DRMAA. And I try to
> extend UNICORE in order that use DRMAA.

Well, good idea.

> I have a problem with run the job.
> When I call Session.runJob(), this method return ID of the job, but job
> can't started, because:
> *05/02/2009 16:09:04|worker|master|W|job 98.1 failed on host node6.local
> general opening input/output file because: 05/02/2009 16:07:49 [0:6223]:
> error: can't open /root/null as dummy input file*

Have you set any inputPath with your job template?

If not I'd see this error condition as an indication that the inputPath default 
might be broken.

> UNICORE running under the root user, therefore job also started under the
> root user. I changed working directory and standard output and error, but
> this error still occur. I don't understand, what happen then, I call
> Session.runJob() and why occur this error.

I see. Actually I assume you are fine with job running under root, but in case 
you are not you might look at this


a source patch for a draft implementation were here


Kind regards,


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