[GE users] sge_execd says it starts but it doesn't start

rems0 Richard.Ems at cape-horn-eng.com
Tue Apr 27 16:49:11 BST 2010

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Hi Neil,

openSUSE 10.3 is really old and has been discontinued October 31st 2009,
see http://en.opensuse.org/SUSE_Linux_Lifetime#Discontinued_Distributions.

What does " ldd /rmt/sge62/bin/lx24-x86/sge_execd " report ?
Any message in /var/log/messages ?


On 04/27/2010 05:29 PM, futurity wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm in the process of installing a new grid with the aim of migrating
> machines from our 61 grid to 62u5.
> Unfortunately the sge_execd process doesn't seem to start on our
> execution host machines.
> The qmaster installed without any problems (on openSuse 10.3 32bit) and
> when started using "/etc/init.d/sgemaster.p6444 start" the process works
> fine.  qstat, qhost etc all work fine.
> The sge_execd installed without any problems (again on openSuse 10.3
> 32bit) and when started using "/etc/init.d/sgeexecd.p6444 start" it says
> it started, but the process just isn't running.  qhost lists the new
> execution host, but with dashes against the new host (not the details as
> expected).
> I've even tried running "/rmt/sge62/bin/lx24-x86/sge_execd" as user
> sgeadmin62 (with the correct environment) and no errors are reported,
> but again the process isn't running.
> The only non default value used during the sge_execd install was the
> spool directory for which I entered "/local".  I had previously made a
> directory "/local" on the local disk and chmod'ed it to 777 (still owned
> by root).  Again it said this was fine, but sge_execd didn't actually
> make any sub directories or log any messages to files within it (during
> the install stage or while being run).
> Any idea what could be going on?  Is there a way to turn on any debug
> for sge_execd so I can see what's going on?
> Kind Regards
> Neil

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