[gridengine users] migrate shadow master in debian/ubuntu?

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Jun 22 10:36:27 UTC 2011

Am 22.06.2011 um 00:40 schrieb Vadim Gutnik:

> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 21.06.2011 um 22:55 schrieb Vadim Gutnik:
>>> Gridengine documentation says that to change grid masters, you
>>>   $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/common/sgemaster -migrate
>>> Ubuntu (and Debian, I'd guess) have a different set of scripts.
>>> sge_qmaster doesn't take a -migrate flag.
>>> sge_shadowd runs, and the documentation says it can take over as the
>>> master if the master stops, but...
>>> I'd like to test that it works.
>>> So, is there a way to migrate masters in Ubuntu?
>> did you install SGE as part of the Ubuntu installation, compiled on your own or used the latest free tarball fom SUN?
> I installed it as part of the Ubuntu installation.

Well, then I would suggest to ask on the Debian list what and why they changed it.

They also changed the `su` command in the past to remove all limits set by rlimit even if an ordinary user changes to his own account. Is this still the case?

-- Reuti

>> Is there any documentation about the changes in these scripts for qmaster and execd noted therein?
> I didn't find any. As far as I can tell, in the normal SGE build, the
> -migrate flag is implemented by a set
> of scripts that mostly end up calling qconf -mk hostname;
> /etc/init.d/gridengine-master start or something like that, but I
> didn't go through all the scripts and cases. Debian has completely
> rewritten those scripts; I'm wondering if anyone here
> knows what the suggested procedure is.
>  Vadim

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