[GE users] shadow master problems

rayson rayrayson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 14:16:31 BST 2010

Is the "act_qmaster" file updated to contain the new qmaster name??

You should also reference the Migration of Qmaster to Another Machine
HOWTO and the Setting Up A Shadow Master In Grid Engine HOWTO:



On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 8:50 AM, murple <andreas.kuntzagk at mdc-berlin.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> today we tested shadow master functionality on our cluster. After making
> $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/spool shared between the two master nodes (login1 and
> login2) stopping the qmaster on login2 (the old master) and removing the lock
> file first seemed to work. login1 noticed the stale heartbeat and started on own
> qmaster. Unfortunately the exec-nodes did not notice that change and still tried
> to contact login2.
> Error messages:
> main|node001|W|can't register at "qmaster": unable to contact qmaster using port
> 6444 on host "login2"
> Our setup is 6.2 with shared $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/common
> $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/spool is only shared between the login/head nodes.
> regards, Andreas
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