[GE users] flex-grid question

olesen Mark.Olesen at faurecia.com
Tue Feb 9 14:44:50 GMT 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 17:51 -0600, kdoman wrote:
> I followed instructions on this page to setup flex-grid:
>  http://wiki.gridengine.info/wiki/index.php/Olesen-FLEXlm-Integration#Running_the_qlicserver_daemon
> I got to the section which states "There are 3 important things to
> note about the output ..."
> 1. The qlicserver script has successfully queried FlexLM ....
> 2. The qlicserver script has queried Grid Engine and realized that the
> current SGE values ....
> 3. The qlicserver script has generated the SGE command "qconf -mattr
> exechost complex_values ...
> I didn't get step 3. I ran "./qlicserver -n output=-" and #1 and #2
> looked correct, except for #3, where my output has this:
> <!-- adjustment:
>      qconf -mattr exechost complex_values NONE global
> -->

My guess is that you may have skipped over some of the
http://wiki.gridengine.info/wiki/index.php/Olesen-FLEXlm-Integration#Ready_for_testing  section.

If you use "./qlicserver -c" to define your complexes and "./qlicserver
-C" to initialize them, the output of "./qlicserver -n output=-" should
look a bit more sane. In your example you have "... NONE global" since
there was nothing for qlicserver to do (nothing defined -> nothing to

> I supposed at this point,  I should be able to run ./qlicserver -c and
> and send that list into my complex config?

Yes, but check it first before blindly adding it.

> Then run ./qlicserver -d ??

Or "./qlicserver -n output=-" again first (a little paranoia is
healthy). BTW: you will probably need to adjust dir=, and output=,
qhost=, qstat=, etc. if you want to use the xml-qstat integration.


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