[Mauiusers] Maui & Torque compatibility

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Thu Apr 19 15:20:37 MDT 2007


On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 10:00:30AM +1000, Chris Samuel alleged:
> Hi folks,
> 
> A site I help out with is running Torque and Maui and have the commendable "if 
> it aint broke don't fix it" mentality.  They are running Torque 1.2.0p?? and 
> Maui 3.2.6p14 (from memory) and the only issue they have that affects them is 
> some double counting of resources that we believe has been fixed in a later 
> version of Maui.
> 
> The problem is that 3.2.6p19 crashes with a SEGV in one of the PBS libraries 
> when built against that old Torque version, and so they've stayed with the 
> p14 release as we didn't have the time to upgrade Torque as well.
> 
> My thought is that it would be worth putting a minimum Torque version check 
> into Maui's configuration script so that it won't build against versions it 
> can't run with and tells the user, rather than just silently crashing. :-)

Can you get a gdb backtrace of the segfault?  We'd need to figure out
why the segfault is happening before figuring out what to do.

(and upgrading torque to 2.1.x is pretty easy.)



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