[GE users] Installing and Configuring SGE (as execute-host) on Diskless-Cluster Nodes

rayson rayrayson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 01:13:48 BST 2010

Simply copying won't work, the install execution host process needs to
get the correct hostname and then registers it to the qmaster.

SGE mostly does not care whether it is running on a diskless machine
or not, and it is in fact way easier to install an SGE cluster on just
one single NFS directory:



On 4/2/10, jbhoren <jbhoren at alaska.edu> wrote:
> I believe the subject-line says it all: How to do it?
> I've correctly installed SGE on the cluster head-node, as qmaster and
> execute host (I know it's correct, because I run two other SGE
> installations, but both are on diskfull clusters).
> Should I chroot to /pxe-diskless/root and install
> sun-sge-bin-linux24-x64-6.2-5.x86_64.rpm and
> sun-sge-common-6.2-5.noarch.rpm; or
> Should I only install them on the head-node, and then copy /gridengine/sge
> into /pxe-diskless/root?
> And what about the execute-nodes? (in either case, /gridengine/sge will then
> be mounted on each node)
> Although it might be "trivial" to perform, figuring it out is not so... at
> least, not for moi :(
> --
> Systems Administrator
> UAF Life Science Informatics
> Center for Research Services
> jbhoren at alaska.edu
> http://biotech.inbre.alaska.edu


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