[Mauiusers] job i/o and spool directory with Torque

Kevin Van Workum vanw at tticluster.com
Thu Jan 18 14:46:19 MST 2007


This may be a dumb question, but are you submitting your jobs from
/var/spool/maui/log? If so, torque is wanting to copy the i/o files to
there because it is the value of PBS_O_WORKDIR.

Kevin

On 1/18/07, David Chin <david.w.h.chin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just compiled maui-3.2.6p19 snapshot, and have gotten
> it to run with torque. It seems to run OK, however, torque
> seems to want to copy i/o files to maui's log directory
> rather than the spool. I get these messages:
>
>     PBS Job Id: 20.kalos.partners.org
>     Job Name:   STDIN
>     An error has occurred processing your job, see below.
>     Post job file processing error; job 20.kalos.partners.org on host
> kalos.partners.org/0
>
>     Unable to copy file /var/torque/spool/20.kalos.pa.OU to
> /var/spool/maui/log/STDIN.o20
>     >>> error from copy
>     /bin/cp: cannot create regular file
> `/var/spool/maui/log/STDIN.o20': Permission denied
>     >>> end error output
>     Output retained on that host in: /var/torque/undelivered/20.kalos.pa.OU
>
>     Unable to copy file /var/torque/spool/20.kalos.pa.ER to
> /var/spool/maui/log/STDIN.e20
>     >>> error from copy
>     /bin/cp: cannot create regular file
> `/var/spool/maui/log/STDIN.e20': Permission denied
>     >>> end error output
>     Output retained on that host in: /var/torque/undelivered/20.kalos.pa.ER
>
> I kludged it by doing "chmod 1777 /var/spool/maui/log", but
> I wonder if this is correct.
>
> Cheers,
>   Dave
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