[GE users] berkeley_db_svc hangs RedHat 4.7

dom marco.donauer at sun.com
Fri May 22 14:08:51 BST 2009


it seems that the berkeley_db_svc does not return, the returns, after
adding the "&" ?
Could you please try to start the service maually, taking the
complete commandline?
If the server is running on other RH version without problems, I would
assume that could be also a RH problem.


emjga wrote:
> Folks
> I am trying to install the Berkeley db driver on to a RedHat 4.7 system
> Running inst_sge -db
> All looks fine but at the end the following process never seems to
> finish.
> /grc/apps/SGE/utilbin/lx24-amd64/berkeley_db_svc -L
> /var/spool/SGE_bdb/bdb_messages -h /var/spool SGE_bdb
> The problem comes when the system does a reboot and tries to run
> /etc/init.d/sgebdb
> Which never returns and the machine just hangs.
> The only way is to reboot the system to single user mode and disable
> the sgedb (and the rest of SGE)
> The messages file has this
> /var/spool/SGE_bdb/bdb_messages
> berkeley_db_svc: 32031 Wed May 20 16:10:14 2009
> This is a 64Bit machine x86_64 AMD64 machine.
> Can any body suggest what the fix might be.
> The simple fix I have done is to modify the file /etc/init.d/sgebdb
> I have added & on to the end of the command line
> ExecuteAsAdmin $utilbin_dir/berkeley_db_svc -L
> /var/spool/SGE_bdb/bdb_messages $BDBHOMES &
> But I am sure that is not the real way to fix the problem.
> Note the Machine has been re-kickstarted from RedHat 4.2 and the above
> seemed to work fine with out any changes.
> Matthew
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