[GE users] Re: Re: Re: [GE users] Issue seen in 6.2U5 : memory values reported bySGE too low compared to top output on linux systems

wagoodman wgoodman at jcvi.org
Thu Oct 7 15:05:08 BST 2010


Thanks Ron,

I'll give it a try in my test environment and let you know the results.

Bill

-----Original Message-----
From: ron [mailto:ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:19 PM
To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
Subject: RE: [GE users] Re: Re: Re: [GE users] Issue seen in 6.2U5 : memory values reported bySGE too low compared to top output on linux systems

--- On Thu, 10/7/10, wagoodman <wgoodman at jcvi.org> wrote:
> However the way we upgrade here is only to the qmaster,
> (copying over the new binaries) we never 
> upgrade the execution hosts, are you saying that the execd
> needs to be upgraded?

Right, the memory bug is in the execd. You will need to make sure that the execution hosts are running SGE 6.2u6.

 -Ron



> Oracle told me 
> that the fix was in SGE 6.2u6. So what you saying is I have
> to do a fresh install? not an upgrade 
> to fix it.
> 
> Bill
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ron [mailto:ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com]
> 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 12:29 AM
> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> Subject: RE: [GE users] Re: Re: Re: [GE users] Issue seen
> in 6.2U5 : memory values reported bySGE too low compared to
> top output on linux systems
> 
> --- On Tue, 10/5/10, wagoodman <wgoodman at jcvi.org>
> wrote:
> > I have downloaded and installed the
> > O|SGE 6.2 Update 6 and I'm still experiencing the same
> issue
> > about O|SGE reporting memory is too low. Has anyone
> > experience this also?
> 
> Did you compare with the output from top? I am sure OGE
> 6.2u6 has the fix for this issue. Are both the output of
> qacct and the output of the online info of "qstat -j <job
> id>" low?
> 
> 
> > BTW I have a licensed version. Even
> > though I still should have 90 days evaluation (bug
> free)
> > anyone?
> 
> If you have paid then you don't need to worry, and if you
> have a support contract with Sun/Oracle that has not expired
> yet, then you don't need to worry about the 90-day
> evaluation thing, nor need to worry about the license change
> that we ranted about!
> 
> Otherwise, you can use SGE 6.2u5, and download &
> compile the source of OGS (Open Grid Scheduler), and then
> replace the execd with the one built from the OGS source.
> 
> Note that OGS is only a bug fixed version of SGE 6.2u5.
> It's for poor/cheap people (like me) who can't/don't want to
> pay (or for whatever reasons need to compile from source).
> 
> In case you did not follow the discussions, when Oracle
> open sources OGE again then we will merge the changes of OGS
> back to OGE, but if Oracle continues to keep OGE closed,
> then we will continue to develop OGS.
> 
>  -Ron
> 
> 
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