[gridengine users] Configure gridengine on CentOS 6.3
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Tue Oct 30 13:20:23 UTC 2012
From: Reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de>
Subject: Re: [gridengine users] Configure gridengine on CentOS 6.3
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:27:49 +0100
Thank you for your reply.
> Am 30.10.2012 um 10:53 schrieb Petter Gustad:
>> Does anybody have a pointer to GRE installation docs for CentOS 6.3?
>> I've been running GRE version 6.2u5p2 (built from source) on Gentoo
>> systems for some time. Now I'm trying to add some new nodes running
>> CentOS 6.3 using the gridengine-6.2u5-10.el6.4.x86_64 package.
> Just use the version you have already in the shared /usr/sge or your
> particular mountpoint.
I should probably try this first, at least to verify that it's
working. But later I would like to migrate to the CentOS on all my
exechosts and leave the installation to somebody else.
> For exechosts there is no real installation necessary. It's
> sufficient to add the new exechosts as adminhosts, and then start
> the sgeexecd on the nodes (you might want to install it in
> /etc/init.d/sgeexecd or alike with appropriate links so that they
> start while booting). The script you will find in
I'll try this manual approach.
> During startup of the sgeexecd they will become exechosts
> automatically in SGE's list of exyechosts.
> NB: It's not advisable to mix different versions of SGE in a cluster
> (while it's fine to mix different platforms of the the same
OK. I will try to get the old version running first, then migrate to
the more recent version as I replace Gentoo with CentOS on the
> PS: You installed SGE in addition locally on each node with the
> gridengine-6.2u5-10.el6.4.x86_64 package? It might get confused
> having more than one version of the tools.
There is not PATH pointing to the old version. When I first tried the
old version was not even mounted.
However, I would assume CentOS users with no previous installation
would experince the same problem.
Thank you again for your helpful reply.
>> But the installation procedure seem to be somewhat different to what
>> I'm used to. So where can I find an installation guide for the CentOS
>> My problem seem to be related to that sge_coshepherd and sge_shepherd
>> is missing. Is this a problem with the CentOS 6.3 package or is there
>> a different installation procedure on CentOS?
>> Here's the error message I get when I try to run inst_sge:
>> # export SGE_ROOT=/usr/share/gridengine
>> # sh ./inst_sge -x
>> missing program >sge_coshepherd< in directory >./bin/lx26-amd64<
>> missing program >sge_shepherd< in directory >./bin/lx26-amd64<
>> Missing Grid Engine binaries!
>> A complete installation needs the following binaries in >./bin/lx26-amd64<:
>> qacct qlogin qrsh sge_shepherd
>> qalter qmake qselect sge_coshepherd
>> qconf qmod qsh sge_execd
>> qdel qmon qstat sge_qmaster
>> qhold qresub qsub qhost
>> qrls qtcsh sge_shadowd qping
>> and the binaries in >./utilbin/lx26-amd64< should be:
>> adminrun gethostbyaddr loadcheck rlogin uidgid
>> authuser checkprog gethostbyname now rsh
>> infotext checkuser gethostname openssl rshd
>> filestat getservbyname qrsh_starter testsuidroot
>> Installation failed. Exit.
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