[Mauiusers] negative run times on maui

Miles O'Neal meo at intrinsity.com
Tue Dec 9 14:49:39 MST 2008


Rahul Nabar said...

| Ah! I just checked. About 20 nodes had their ntpd somehow shut and
|therefore were out of sync. Times were skewed by upto an  hour.
|
|Could this cause these symptoms? I didn't realize!

I don't know.  It was just the first thing I would
have checked.  Then again, the times were far more
than 1 hour off.

|I thought only the clock
|on the submit-node mattered.

No idea.  All our nodes are submit nodes, and even
desktops get used as compute nodes based on load
and availability.



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