[Mauiusers] Re: maui-3.2.6p18 + torque-2.1.6: segfault on Maui

Josh Butikofer josh at clusterresources.com
Wed Feb 14 12:49:41 MST 2007


Kristian,

I would recommend trying out the patch 19 snapshot and see if you experience any problems. We hope
to get the official release out over the next few days, and this release would eradicate all known bugs.

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Strickland, Kristian wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Josh Butikofer wrote:
>> Erich,
>>
>> We have not yet released an official patch 19 because we received
>> reports that have led us to
>> believe that there may be other segmentation faults/bugs lurking in
>> patch 19 snapshots. Threads such
>> as "maui crashes with segv" and "maui daemon constantly dies" describe
>> known issues that still need
>> to be resolved--or at least need confirmation that they no longer
>> exist in patch 19 snapshots. Some
>> postings (such as "maui crashes with segv") have already verified that
>> patch 19 snapshots contain
>> bugs and we are doing our best to resolve them.
>>
>> As we've mentioned on this list in the past, users who are
>> experiencing this segmentation fault, or
>> other bugs, should try upgrading to the latest snapshot to see if
>> these problems are resolved. After
>>  our tests and community feedback indicates that reported bugs have
>> been resolved, we will release
>> an official patch. We feel this snapshot->patch development model has
>> worked well in the past for
>> several of our products.
>>
>> We are always open to community fixes/patches for specific bugs and
>> also welcome bug reports with
>> detailed information on how to reproduce the problem (steps, stack
>> traces, etc.) Have you had a
>> chance to try out the latest snapshot to see if the crash you are
>> experiencing is resolved? Please
>> let us know.
>>
>> Regards,
> 
> 
>     As a user who wants to (finally) upgrade from 3.2.5p2, what version
> of Maui to I move to?  A buggy snapshot that's going to need updating
> again when it's an "official" patch (p19), a known bad patch (p18) or an
> unknown (to me) patch that needed updating (p17)?
> 
> Hmm... 3.2.5p2 may be old, but at least it's stable.
> 
> Thank you,
> --Kristian
> 
> Kristian Strickland
> Research Technologist/Node Wrangler
> Cluster for Advanced Research, Mount Allison University
> 
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